ERIC Number: ED239647
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Statistics Section. Management and Technology Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on library statistics, which were presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference, include: (1) "Network Statistics and Library Management," in which Glyn T. Evans (United States) suggests that network statistics can be used to improve internal library decisionmaking, enhance group resource sharing decisions, and provide a common base for national and international information policy decisions; (2) "The Impact of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cutural Organization) Statistics on Nigerian Library Services," by J. A. Dosunmu (Nigeria); (3) "A U.S. (United States) Perspective on Library Statistics--Domestic and International," in which Robert Wedgeworth (United States) outlines activities intended to coordinate the collection and dissemination of American library statistics and the experience of the American Library Association (ALA) in collecting international library statistics; (4) "The Development of Library Statistics in the Caribbean," a description by Carol Collins (Guyana) of data collection activities and the need for further library statistics, particularly performance measurement data; and (5) "Evolution des Couts des Periodiques dans les Bibliotheques Universitaires Francais durant la Periode 1972-1982 (The Evolution of the Costs of Journals in French University Libraries from 1972 to 1982)," in which Gerard Thirion (France) reports a 5% and a 2% annual increase in foreign and French journal subscription costs respectively, based on a study conducted at the University of Nancy (paper in French). (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: Caribbean; France; Library Statistics; Nigeria; United States
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Conference of the International Federation of Library Associations (49th, Munich, West Germany, August 21-27, 1983).