عنوان مقاله [English]
The aim of present research is reviewing research methodology of Master of Library and Information Science students’ dissertations in Islamic Azad University, North Branch of Tehran. Content analysis and bibliometrics are two methods used in this research. Findings of the research including 192 Dissertations with frequency of 243 research methods between 1992 and 2005 demonstrate that survey research method with 66.6 percent relative frequency was the most used methods in dissertations among 11 research methods, while historical, experimental and bibliometric research methods together account for 2.5 percent of total methods. It is necessary to be mentioned that during different periods of time other methods were used sporadically and survey research method was one of them.