ERIC Number: ED463761
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Nov
Staffing the Library Website. SPEC Kit.
Ragsdale, Kate, Comp.
SPEC Kit, n266 Nov 2001
This SPEC (Systems and Procedures Exchange Center) Kit presents the results of a survey of Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member libraries designed to gather information about who has responsibility for the development, management, and maintenance of library World Wide Web sites and to determine which combination of human resources works best. A total of 62 of 122 ARL member libraries responded to the survey. A copy of the questionnaire with tabulated results is presented. Representative documents include: Webmaster responsibilities from the University of Alberta, Colorado State University, University of Kentucky, University of Minnesota, and Texas A&M University; Web team/committee responsibilities from Brown University (Rhode Island), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of North Carolina, Purdue University (Indiana), and University of Waterloo (Ontario); distributed responsibilities from Boston College (Massachusetts), University of California-Irvine, Colorado State University, and University of Georgia; Website design guidelines from Boston College, Brown University, Cornell University (New York), University of Florida, Indiana University, University of Manitoba, University of North Carolina, Ohio State University, and University of Western Ontario; user surveys from University of California-Irvine, McMaster University (Ontario), University of Minnesota, and Purdue University, and other evaluations from University of California-Irvine, University of Guelph (Ontario), and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Contains 19 references.) (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Uses in Education, Electronic Libraries, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Library Associations, Library Personnel, Library Services, Library Surveys, Questionnaires, Research Libraries, World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Leadership and Management Services.
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States