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ERIC Number: EJ919794
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0961-0006
An Investigation into Customer Service Policies and Practices within the Scottish College Library Sector: A Comparison between the Customer Service Exemplars from the Retail Sector with Current Scottish College Library Practice
Paterson, Neil
Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, v43 n1 p14-21 Mar 2011
The aim of this research project was to investigate the customer care methods within the Scottish college library sector. The researcher sought to compare examples of the customer care and service policies and practices from the sector with exemplars of good customer service from the retail sector. A qualitative, grounded theory approach was taken. Models of good practice were identified from published literature and from within the retail sector. Interviews were undertaken with a number of Scottish college librarians to determine if good practice existed already within the Scottish college sector. Analysis showed that high quality customer service models were present within the sector.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Scotland)