New measures for the new library

a social audit of public libraries
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British Library Board , [London]
Public libraries -- Aims and objectives -- Great Britain., Libraries and community -- Great Bri
Statementby Rebecca Linley & Bob Usherwood.
SeriesBritish Library Research and Innovation Centre Report -- 89
ContributionsUsherwood, Bob., British Library. Research and Innovation Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination115p. :
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Open LibraryOL18549759M
ISBN 100712397124

One of my earliest involvements with PLA was with the book, Output Measures for Public Libraries. 1 I recall the sense that we were developing new measures for a new era.

Indeed it was a bold step to begin looking at what a public library delivers to its community rather than at the resources (budget, collection size, and building size. All library materials that had been checked out or renewed between January 1, to Ma have had their due dates extended to November 2, and will not accrue any new fines.

BPL has temporarily removed all fines-based blocks on patron accounts so that they may place holds and check out new items. Get this from a library. New measures for the new library: a social audit of public libraries. [Rebecca Linley; Bob Usherwood; British Library. Research and Innovation Centre.].

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National initiatives like the Impact Study and PLA’s Project Outcome provide new standards and tools to measure library services. Indicators like circulation or program attendance are valuable metrics. However, these are only indicators, a measure of volume rather than value.

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measures were adequate when the primary function of libraries was to acquire books and journals. New measures of library quality and accountability are needed to better reflect the quality and impact of the academic research library in its institutional setting,13 Pritchard summarized attempts to measure academic library quality and.

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