Library sociology

Neustroeva Aiza

National library of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

In the modern library are actively used methods of sociological research: surveys, interviews, focus groups, observation. Library sociology in Russia originates in the 20-ies of the last century in the USSR. It was then laid the foundations of library research in the area of sociology of the State library. V. I. Lenin. Modern librarians face problems in conducting sociological research, because they do not have sufficient knowledge and experience in conducting sample surveys, processing and analysis of the primary sociological data. In the National library of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) organized a refresher course in the direction of "Library science". The course includes all the basic techniques