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The Evaluation and Measurement of Library Services

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Published by Libraries Unlimited .
Written in English


  • Library & information services,
  • Library Services (General),
  • Public Libraries,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Reference,
  • Language,
  • Library & Information Science,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Library & Information Science,
  • Evaluation,
  • Libraries,
  • Public services (Libraries),
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12374488M
ISBN 101591585325
ISBN 109781591585329

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The book can serve as a textbook for those teaching introductory library evaluation and management, a selectable review for those seeking ideas for conducting an evaluation of specific services, or a reference tool for identifying sources and brief descriptions in response to questions about library evaluation and measurement." - Library & Information Science ResearchPrice: $ The Evaluation and Measurement of Library Services: Author: Joseph R. Matthews: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Libraries Unlimited, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Aug. The evaluation and measurement of library services. [Joseph R Matthews] -- Matthews outlines and argues for a broader and more robust adoption of evaluation techniques in order to help library managers combine traditional internal measurements with more customer-centric. The book offers practical advice backed by solid research on virtually every aspect of evaluation, including quantitative and qualitative tools, data analysis, and specific recommendations for measuring individual services, such as technical services and reference and interlibrary loan.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. The measurement and evaluation of library services Item Preview remove-circle The measurement and evaluation of library services by Lancaster, F. Wilfrid (Frederick Wilfrid), Publication date Topics. The measurement and evaluation of library services. [F Wilfrid Lancaster] -- The first definite survey and synthesis of the major approaches to the evaluation of the services offered by libraries . Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.   EBOOK ONLINE The Evaluation and Measurement of Library Services BOOK ONLINE CLICK HERE ?book=

  The Evaluation and Measurement of Library Services. by. Joseph R. Matthews. Rating details 47 ratings 7 reviews. Evaluations of libraries and the services they perform are seen as important tools for library managers and stakeholders. However, too many library evaluations simply focus on the routine process of gathering inputs and outputs within the context of traditional service measurements/5.   The measurement and evaluation of library services 2nd ed. by Sharon L. Baker. Published by Information Resources Press in Arlington, Va. Written in English.   The evaluation of a library will show how far the library objectives are met through the physical facilities, collection, information, and services offered to the users. Evaluation or measurement of library effectiveness is a complex issue, as there are no universally accepted measures, measuring units or methods for this study. Score Cards for Results; Evaluation & Measurement of Library Services. Step 1: Describe Your Project and Identify Your Target Audience Step 2: Identify the Evaluation’s Purpose and Key Questions Step 3: Design the Evaluation Using Effective Methods Website Analytics Social Media Analysis.