ERIC Number: ED046406
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Evaluation Number Two, Texas State Library Communication Network, 1969.
Texas State Library, Austin. Field Services Div.
A companion to ED 029 678 which provided a preliminary evaluation for 1968, this evaluation covers the third six months of operation of the Texas State Library Communication Network. Background information on the Network and the evaluation criteria are given. Data sources included Network Transaction sheets, questionnaires completed by Network participants, personal interviews, unsolicited letters, and Texas State Library summary data. Data summaries are provided for cost, improved interlibrary cooperation, accelerated processing of interlibrary loans, improved patron satisfaction, indication of adequacy of basic collections, and characteristics of network use. Findings related to the data summaries are given and recommendations are made for network and Telex management, data collection and reporting, and future evaluations. A supplement to this document is planned to provide more detailed information on unit costs and the flow patterns. (AB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas State Library, Austin. Field Services Div.