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Measuring library output.

David Palmer

Measuring library output.

by David Palmer

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Published by s.n. in [Trenton? N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Program budgeting.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesED 045 118
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97-111 l.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15375991M

    “From Input And Output Measures To Quality And Outcome Measures, Or, From The User In The Life Of The Library To The Library In The Life Of The User. “ Journal of . Source: Citywide Performance Measurement System, Controller's Office PUBLIC LIBRARY - Department Performance Measures Performance Measures Actual Actual Target Actual Target BRANCH PROGRAM Meet citizens' needs in quantity and availability of library collections at the branch libraries.

      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Output Measures for Public Libraries by Nancy Van House, July , American Library Association edition, Paperback in English - 2nd editionCited by:   The h-index is a measure of an author's research impact. It is a combined measure of both the productivity (number of papers) and the impact of a researcher’s publications (citations). It provides a mechanism for the work of individual researchers to be Author: Angela Lucero.

    Towards Measuring the Volume Output of Education and Health Services OECD Statistics Working Papers The OECD Statistics Working Paper Series - managed by the OECD Statistics and Data Directorate – is designed to make available in a timely fashion and to a wider readership selected studies prepared by staff in the Secretariat or by outside Cited by:   The Scimago Journal Rank is a metric representing the number of citations received by a journal and weighted according to the prestige of the journals from where such citations originate over three years; The SJR is an objective measure of overall quality of journals within a discipline. More prestigious journals have higher SJRs. Author: Angela Lucero.


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Viewing Library Metrics from Different Perspectives: Inputs, Outputs, and Outcomes helps academic librarians go well beyond the basic guideposts of inputs and outputs to explore a wide range of metrics for measuring their effectiveness and improving performance.

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VAN HOUSE ABSTRACT. IMPORTANT TREND. in library management over the last two decades has been the increasing use of measurement for management decision- making. The purpose of this article is. trace briefly the history of the use of performance measures in libraries and to discuss some issues in.

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). This hands-on reference covers the economic basics with librarian-friendly terms and examples, preparing library leaders to collaborate with economist-consultants.

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In this article, the author discusses how key performance indicators (KPIs), when used in the right context, can be an invaluable and powerful tool in this endeavour, including measuring top-level performance against a library’s. One such measure is "library visits per capita," which is the number of library visits per person in the community served, and is calculated by dividing the annual number of library.

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Results are harder to measure, but more important. ROI often focuses on Input/Output equation, which is valuable. However, it often fails to get at the true impact of the initiative.

If measurement becomes part of an overall plan, it becomes more natural, easier, and sustainable. High performance can be achieved by almost any nonprofit organization.

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