Library Evaluation: A Casebook and Can-Do Guide / Edition 1

Library Evaluation: A Casebook and Can-Do Guide / Edition 1

by Danny P. Wallace, Connie J Van Fleet
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563088622

ISBN-13: 9781563088629

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

Bringing together library and information science faculty and practicing library managers, this work combines some of the most exciting concepts and methodologies of library evaluation with the practical experiences of those working in the field. A variety of approaches (e.g., focus groups, TQM) are thoroughly described, then illustrated with actual case studies.

Overview

Bringing together library and information science faculty and practicing library managers, this work combines some of the most exciting concepts and methodologies of library evaluation with the practical experiences of those working in the field. A variety of approaches (e.g., focus groups, TQM) are thoroughly described, then illustrated with actual case studies. These cases can serve as inspiration and models to library managers and other individuals responsible for evaluation, as well as to those who aspire to library management positions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563088629
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
237
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Figures/Tables/Appendices

Preface

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Culture of Evaluation

Chapter 2: Measuring Organizational Effectiveness

Chapter 3: Evaluating Reference and Information Services

Chapter 4: Evaluating Collections

Chapter 5: Evaluating the Virtual Library Collections

Chapter 6: The Nature of Evaluation

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