ERIC Number: ED191492
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Academic Library Development Program: A Self Study.
Carnegie-Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. University Libraries.
Results of a 4-month library self-evaluation program conducted by staff members at Carnegie-Mellon University Libraries are reported in this document. The study was conducted using the Academic Library Development Program (ALDP), a self-improvement strategy for libraries to evaluate and develop their performance. The study team consisting of four task groups addressed these issues: (1) services and collections, (2) management systems, (3) human resources, and (4) technology and facilities. A summary of the recommendations from each task force prefaces the report. An overview of the university and of the library, environmental analysis, assessment of library needs, and statement of university and library goals provide a framework for the study. Documented in each task force report are: scope of study, user surveys and other methods of data collection, procedures for evaluation, findings, and specific recommendations. Supporting materials contained in appendices include statistical data, surveys, interviews, organizational charts, and pertinent correspondence. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Carnegie-Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. University Libraries.
Note: Legibility varies. For a related document, see ED 142 227.