Librarians' Assessments of Automation Systems: Survey Results, 2007-2010: A Library Technology Report

Librarians' Assessments of Automation Systems: Survey Results, 2007-2010: A Library Technology Report

by Marshall Breeding, Andromeda Yelton
     
 

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For the last four years, Breeding has conducted an online survey to measure satisfaction with multiple aspects of the automation products used by libraries. In this issue of Library Technology Reports Breeding and Yelton take a deeper look at the survey data, including an expansion of findings based on the 2010 iteration, an examination of trends seen across the four…  See more details below

Overview

For the last four years, Breeding has conducted an online survey to measure satisfaction with multiple aspects of the automation products used by libraries. In this issue of Library Technology Reports Breeding and Yelton take a deeper look at the survey data, including an expansion of findings based on the 2010 iteration, an examination of trends seen across the four years, and additional analysis not previously published. The survey data have been extended with additional fields that provide the opportunity to separate the findings into categories that show some interesting trends not otherwise apparent. Brief interpretive narratives help place the data in context.

In this Report, the authors

Explain the basis and origins of the survey and what it attempts to measure
Examine the qualitative data to find themes and trends
Break down the data quantitatively by library size, library type, and more
Provide profiles of different vendors and how they are reflected in the survey data

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838992333
Publisher:
ALA Editions
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
34
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Marshall Breeding, director for innovative technology and research for the Vanderbilt University Library, is also a speaker, writer, and consultant. He is the creator and editor of Library Technology Guides, a columnist for Computers in Libraries, editor of Smart Libraries, and has authored the annual “Automation Marketplace” published by Library Journal since 2002. He has authored nine issues of ALA’s Library Technology Reports, and has written many other articles and books. He regularly teaches workshops and gives presentations internationally at library conferences.

Andromeda Yelton is a member of the founding team at Gluejar. She is a 2010 Simmons GSLIS graduate interested in the intersection of people, technology, and information. Yelton is a 2011 ALA Emerging Leader and a 2010 winner of the LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award.

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