An Evaluation of the Benefits and Value of Libraries

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  • Author : Viveca Nyström
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 200 pages
  • ISBN : 1780632932
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An Evaluation of the Benefits and Value of Libraries

An Evaluation of the Benefits and Value of Libraries
  • Author : Viveca Nyström,Linnéa Sjögren
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 December 2011
GET THIS BOOK An Evaluation of the Benefits and Value of Libraries

An Evaluation of the Benefits and Value of Libraries provides guidance on how to evaluate libraries and contains many useful examples of methods that can be used throughout this process. There is substantial focus on the importance of goals and objectives, along with advice on strategies that can be used in the case of libraries that may not be well resourced for conducting surveys. The text will be useful as a handbook, and does not assume prior knowledge of finance

An Evaluation of the Benefits and Value of Libraries

An Evaluation of the Benefits and Value of Libraries
  • Author : Viveca Nyström,Linnéa Sjögren
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 09 December 2021
GET THIS BOOK An Evaluation of the Benefits and Value of Libraries

An Evaluation of the Benefits and Value of Libraries provides guidance on how to evaluate libraries and contains many useful examples of methods that can be used throughout this process. There is substantial focus on the importance of goals and objectives, along with advice on strategies that can be used in the case of libraries that may not be well resourced for conducting surveys. The text will be useful as a handbook, and does not assume prior knowledge of finance

Evaluation of Digital Libraries

Evaluation of Digital Libraries
  • Author : Giannis Tsakonas,Christos Papatheodorou
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 July 2009
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Evaluation of Digital Libraries summarizes research and practice on both sides of the Atlantic and aims to answer the potential questions that both the theoretical and practical areas of digital library evaluation have posed during recent years. The book systematically presents aspects of participating communities, reasons and aims of evaluation, methodologies and metrics, and application paradigms. The book deals with practical and theoretical issues on digital libraries development and evaluation It will be multi-disciplinary due to its nature incorporating views

Measuring Your Library s Value

Measuring Your Library s Value
  • Author : Donald S. Elliott,Glen E. Holt,Sterling W. Hayden,Leslie Edmonds Holt
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 09 December 2021
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With tax-funded organizations under microscopic scrutiny, library directors need to make a strong public case for the value their library provides. Measuring Your Library's Value, designed to serve large to medium-sized public libraries, gives librarians the tools to conduct a defensible and credible Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA). Based on research funded by IMLS and PLA, this hands-on reference covers the economic basics with librarian-friendly terms and examples, preparing library leaders to collaborate with economist-consultants. Library directors and trustees will learn how

Libraries and Key Performance Indicators

Libraries and Key Performance Indicators
  • Author : Leo Appleton
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 27 July 2017
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Libraries and Key Performance Indicators: A Framework for Practitioners explores ways by which libraries across all sectors can demonstrate their value and impact to stakeholders through quality assurance and performance measurement platforms, including library assessment, evaluation methodologies, surveys, and annual reporting. Whilst several different performance measurement tools are considered, the book’s main focus is on one tool in particular: Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). KPIs are increasingly being used to measure the performance of library and information services, however, linking

Recent Developments in the Design Construction and Evaluation of Digital Libraries Case Studies

Recent Developments in the Design  Construction  and Evaluation of Digital Libraries  Case Studies
  • Author : Cool, Colleen
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 28 February 2013
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It is no secret that the world of libraries has rapidly evolved into an environment which will soon be largely digitized. However, this digital shift has brought with it a unique set of challenges and issues for scholars and librarians to handle. Recent Developments in the Design, Construction, and Evaluation of Digital Libraries not only addresses the challenges with digital libraries, but it also describes the recent developments in the design, construction, and evaluation of these libraries in various environments.

Access Delivery Performance

Access  Delivery  Performance
  • Author : Peter Brophy
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 09 December 2021
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Celebrates and acknowledges the contribution Professor Peter Brophy has made over a career spanning 37 years to the field of library and information studies. Reflecting on his work, this title offers strategies for the future direction of library and information services in the virtual era.

The Entrepreneurial Librarian

The Entrepreneurial Librarian
  • Author : Mary Krautter,,Mary Beth Lock,Mary G. Scanlon
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 10 January 2014
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The old image of an entrepreneur as a scrappy, independent risk-taker has been replaced by the reality of individuals incorporating innovative ideas in more traditional settings. This collection of essays illustrates how librarians are infusing entrepreneurial principles in a variety of arenas, including public, private, academic, and special libraries. It chronicles how entrepreneurial librarians are flourishing in the digital age, advocating social change, responding to patron demands, designing new services, and developing exciting fundraising programs. Applying new business models to

Evaluation of Library and Information Services

Evaluation of Library and Information Services
  • Author : John Crawford
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 September 2003
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Provides update to current thinking about, and reasons for, service evaluation of libraries in the UK. Examines quantitative and qualitative methods including questionnaires, focus groups, suggestions boxes and interview techniques.Problems arising from survey outcomes are summarised and long-term evaluation and the relevance of benchmarking are discussed.Contains case studies covering survey work in public, academic and special libraries; charters and service level agreements; and examples of relevant research projects.New chapter on performance measurement in the electronic library.

The Evaluation and Measurement of Library Services 2nd Edition

The Evaluation and Measurement of Library Services  2nd Edition
  • Author : Joseph R. Matthews
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 27 October 2017
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This guide provides library directors, managers, and administrators in all types of libraries with complete and up-to-date instructions on how to evaluate library services in order to improve them. • Helps librarians to thoroughly examine their libraries' services toward making improvements • Enables librarians to answer with authority the question "what difference do we make?" • Explains the most effective ways of conducting library measurement and evaluation, covering qualitative and quantitative tools, data analysis, and specific methodologies for measuring and assessing specific services •

Getting Started with Evaluation

Getting Started with Evaluation
  • Author : Peter Hernon,Robert E. Dugan,Joseph R. Matthews
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 09 December 2021
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Everyone agrees that evaluation of library services is essential, but without a background in research it can be a challenge to apply abstract concepts such as strategic planning, evidence-based decision making, and accountability to real-world situations. Finally library managers have a workbook to help them master key concepts of service quality assessment, offering directed exercises and worksheets to guide them. Firmly rooted in practical application, this book Presents an overview of evaluation and the types of metrics, linking them to

Research Methods in Library and Information Science 7th Edition

Research Methods in Library and Information Science  7th Edition
  • Author : Lynn Silipigni Connaway,Marie L. Radford
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 31 May 2021
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The seventh edition of this frequently adopted textbook features new or expanded sections on social justice research, data analysis software, scholarly identity research, social networking, data science, and data visualization, among other topics. It continues to include discipline experts' voices. The revised seventh edition of this popular text provides instruction and guidance for professionals and students in library and information science who want to conduct research and publish findings, as well as for practicing professionals who want a broad overview