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Selected papers from the sixth Northumbria international conference on performance measurement in library and information services [electronic resource].

Publication:
Bradford, England : Emerald Group Publishing, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (57 p.)
Series:
Vine: the journal of information and knowledge management systems ; v.35, no. 4
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Subjects:
Library science.
Library surveys.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The American Library Association (ALA) staff often are asked to respond to questionsabout librarian salaries, expenditures on materials, and more generally about thetrade-offs between saving jobs and cutting service hours or reducing materialsacquisitions. One question asked is "Are libraries forced to redistribute revenue tomaintain staffing levels?" If libraries do redistribute revenue, are there elements oflibrary budgets that are inherently "protected"? And, what is the impact of retirementson staffing?To answer these questions the author investigated four components of libraryoperations:
Contents:
CONTENTS; Editorial advisory board; Librarian salaries in the USA: the impact of revenue redistribution on library recruitment; Metrics for schools' and children's services: a ten year retrospective; Toward a successful taxonomy for Croatian academic libraries; Statistical evaluation of university libraries in China; Evaluating awareness of information resources at partner colleges of the University of Teesside
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Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
1-280-50989-9
9786610509898
1-84544-879-0
OCLC:
62723284