ERIC Number: EJ866959
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: 0
What Is the next Trend in Usage Statistics in Libraries?
Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, v21 n1 p4-14 2009
In answering the question "What is the next trend in usage statistics in libraries?" an eclectic group of respondents has presented an assortment of possibilities, suggestions, complaints and, of course, questions of their own. Undoubtedly, usage statistics collection, interpretation, and application are areas of growth and increasing complexity in this field, rife with opportunities for advancement and improvement. The five contributors in this article approach the topic from varying angles and give this reader--and hopefully others--plenty to consider.
Descriptors: Trend Analysis, Library Research, Use Studies, Library Services, Data Collection, Data Interpretation, Statistical Analysis, Librarian Attitudes, Opinions, Statistical Studies, Users (Information), Performance Factors, Statistics
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
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