ERIC Number: ED227883
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Statistics Section. Management and Technology Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on the application of statistics to library research and library administration which were presented at the 1982 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference include: (1) "Price Indexes for Library Materials: Steps toward International Standardization" by Frederick C. Lynden (United States); (2) "Australian Census of Library Services: A Pragmatic Approach" by Nick Mayman and G. G. Allen (Australia); (3) "Statistical Model for Data Analysis and Networks" by Daniel O. O'Connor (United States), which presents an evaluation model based on the probability of satisfying a request for services, and the average waiting time and average cost of satisfying a request; (4) "Viewpoint of a Network Administrator and a University Library Administrator," a review by Glyn T. Evans (United States) of the availability of statistical reports from bibliographic utilities and the use of OCLC distribution tapes as a source of management data; (5) "Aspects of Library Statistics in Brazil" by Maria Beatriz Pontes de Carvalho; (6) "Standardization of Statistics: The Experience of the Quebec University Libraries" by Claude Bonnelly (Canada) and other members of a statistics task force; and (7) "Library Management Information Systems: Concept, Potential, and Plan of Action" by Neal K. Kaske (United States), which discusses library management information systems at local, state, regional, national, and international levels. (ESR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Australia; Bibliographic Utilities; Brazil; Canada; International Standards; Library Statistics; Standardization; United States
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Federation of Library Associations (48th, Montreal, Canada, August 22-28, 1982).