ALIA Library Applied Research Kollective (LARK) presented its final event for 2022 earlier this month; Reflections on Research Practice! The webinar hosted guest speakers who reflected on their research practice and approaches. The event was well-attended and discussed varied experiences with LIS research, with a broad focus on research processes and value.
Adrian Stagg, Manager (Open Educational Practice), University of Southern Queensland, Content Team – Library Services, spoke about privileging humanity through his research and situating practice in context.
Rowena McGregor, Liaison Librarian, University of Southern Queensland, Library Services, discussed the practice of integrating library staff into research, as reflective practitioners.
Rebecca Muir, Doctoral Candidate at Charles Sturt University, reflected on the value of research skills and the importance of such research for advocacy within the library sector.