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 or economics. A guide on how to conduct a cost-benefit analysis on library services and a discussion on how to use scenario analysis and the persona method is provided, as are examples of customer surveys, for users and non-users alike. Provides guidance on library evaluation, monitoring and methods Provides practical examples and customer surveys Applies economic methods to library management

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  • Author : Viveca Nyström
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 200 pages
  • ISBN : 1780632932
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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 BOOKAn 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

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 •

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

Getting Started with Evaluation

Getting Started with Evaluation
  • Author : Peter Hernon,Robert E. Dugan,Joseph R. Matthews
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 18 January 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

Grey Literature in Library and Information Studies

Grey Literature in Library and Information Studies
  • Author : Dominic Farace,Joachim Schöpfel
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 27 September 2010
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The further rise of electronic publishing has come to change the scale and diversity of grey literature facing librarians and other information practitioners. This compiled work brings together research and authorship over the past decade dealing with both the supply and demand sides of grey literature. While this book is written with students and instructors of Colleges and Schools of Library and Information Science in mind, it likewise serves as a reader for information professionals working in any and all

Benefit Assessment for System Change in Libraries and Information Services

Benefit Assessment for System Change in Libraries and Information Services
  • Author : John Hawgood,W. E. M. Morris
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 18 January 1978
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Shows the application of the BASYC approach to benefit assessment and forward planning in the public library context. The Derbyshire County Library used it on the book fund allocation problem. Includes the documentation of the DATABASYC computer program.

Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries

Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries
  • Author : Margareta Nelke
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 November 2011
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This book is aimed at guiding managers towards systematic approaches to improve and facilitate necessary strategic business development and planning. Conditions in the workplace for the Library and Information Services (LIS) are rapidly changing: many organizations are experiencing budget restrictions as well as stakeholders questioning the value of the services. Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries offers methods and tools for LIS departments to ensure value and benefits are delivered to the parent organization. It argues that LIS

The Measurement and Evaluation of Library Services

The Measurement and Evaluation of Library Services
  • Author : Frederick Wilfrid Lancaster,Lancaster F W,Wilfrid Lancaster,M. J. Joncich
  • Publisher : Washington : Information Resources Press
  • Release : 18 January 1977
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The second edition of this celebrated reference combines essential material from the first edition (1977) with important extracts from another Lancaster work, If you want to evaluate your library . . . (U. of Illinois Press, 1988), and incorporates a broad range of recent evaluative studies. Unlike the first edition, which dealt primarily with academic studies, the second provides detailed information on the evaluation of public, school, and special libraries as well. In this edition, Lancaster is joined by co-author Baker (library and information science,

Collection Evaluation in Academic Libraries

Collection Evaluation in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Thomas E. Nisonger
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release : 18 January 1992
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Detailed annotations (100-150 words) on some 500 items focus on articles, books, and book chapters published from 1980 through 1991 and important classic items published prior to 1980. With both scholarly/theoretical and practical how-to perspectives, the book covers material concerning research, university, college, community college, and special libraries. Major chapters discuss an overview of the collection evaluation process, methods and methodology, use studies, availability studies, the RLG Conspectus, serials evaluation (including serials review case studies), citation analysis (including structure of disciplines), journal ranking,