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Everhart, Nancy – Book Report, 2000
Discusses criteria for evaluating school library information services. Highlights include types of services; physical facilities; library usage; circulation statistics; changes due to technology; fill rate, or the percentage of successful searches for library materials; OPAC (online public access catalog) reports; observation; and examining…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Library Catalogs, Library Circulation
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Smith, Sean – Journal of Access Services, 2019
During the spring 2017 semester, the staff at the Boston University School of Theology Library launched a space assessment project aimed at identifying underutilized and inefficiently used sections of the library to better meet the needs of users. Unsatisfied with patron count metrics like "total patron count" and "capacity…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Theological Education, Space Utilization, Interior Space
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Thompson, Susan – Journal of Access Services, 2015
Libraries have become increasingly interested in studying the use of spaces within their buildings. Traditional methods for tracking library building use, such as gate counts, provide little information on what patrons do once they are in the library; therefore, new methods for studying space usage are being developed. Particularly promising are…
Descriptors: Libraries, Observation, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Kapoor, Kanta – Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to quantify the use of electronic journals in comparison with the print collections in the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Library. Design/methodology/approach: A detailed analysis was made of the use of lending services, the Xerox facility and usage of electronic journals such as Science Direct,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Use Studies, Electronic Journals, Library Materials
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Rushing, Keith; Johnson, J. T. – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2015
Purpose/Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore the frequency of usage of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Recipes for Schools and investigate factors influencing their usage. The relationship between these variables and school district size (student enrollment) was also investigated. Methods: An expert panel…
Descriptors: Food Service, Dining Facilities, Nutrition, School District Size
Gaylord, Thomas; And Others – 1991
This fact book contains detailed student, faculty, academic, and financial information about the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. The book is divided into seven sections: (1) general information; (2) academic information; (3) student information; (4) faculty and staff information; (5) budget and financial information; (6) research and public…
Descriptors: Budgeting, College Faculty, Degrees (Academic), Enrollment Trends
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MacGillivray, Helen; Croft, Tony – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2011
With rapid and continuing growth of learning support initiatives in mathematics and statistics found in many parts of the world, and with the likelihood that this trend will continue, there is a need to ensure that robust and coherent measures are in place to evaluate the effectiveness of these initiatives. The nature of learning support brings…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Statistics, Mathematics Education, Evaluation Methods
Gaylord, Thomas; And Others – 1992
This publication presents information on the University of Alaska Fairbanks in seven sections. The first section, "Historical and General Information" details the legal establishment, mission, historical highlights, map, organizational structure, accreditation, Board of Regents, Standing Committees and advisory groups, songs, presidents…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance
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Bal, Erdal – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2021
The aim of the study was to examine the differences between the sports training and services provided by local governments in Istanbul, a metropolitan city, and the city of Bursa. The sample of the study was chosen randomly among the residents of both provinces. There were a total of 519 participants, 288 (55.5%) selected in Istanbul and 231…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Training, Team Sports, Local Government
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Standish, Trey; Umbach, Paul D. – Research in Higher Education, 2019
This study uses college student survey data and corresponding administrative data on campus recreation facility usage, academic performance, physical education class attendance, and co-curricular participation to examine nonresponse bias in college student surveys. Within the context of the Groves (Public Opin Q 70:646-675, 2006) Alternative Cause…
Descriptors: Bias, College Students, Student Surveys, Evidence
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Suana, Wayan – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2018
This paper aims to analyze the differences between internet facilities, internet usage purposes, internet self-efficacy (ISE), and internet perceptions in learning physics, regarding students' gender and grade. A total of 798 senior high school students were surveyed randomly from 10 schools in the urban area of Lampung Province, Indonesia. The…
Descriptors: Internet, Self Efficacy, Physics, Gender Differences
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Ekpoh, Uduak Imo; Etor, Comfort Robert – African Higher Education Review, 2012
This study examined academic staff utilization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in knowledge creation in universities in Cross River State. The study was guided by two research questions and one hypothesis. A questionnaire was developed, validated and used for data collection from a sample of 300 academic staff. Descriptive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, College Faculty, Scholarship
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Andrews, Sandra D. – Knowledge Quest, 2011
School libraries have increasingly seen the number of school librarians in each school decrease, creating more solo librarian positions in schools. While this is not a new dilemma, it is one that requires initiative and persistence on the part of the school librarian to accomplish tasks and make decisions. Making decisions about individual school…
Descriptors: National Surveys, School Libraries, Library Services, Librarians
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Kozikoglu, Ishak – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
The purpose of this research is to analyze the studies concerning challenges faced by novice teachers in terms of various aspects and compare challenges according to location of the studies conducted in Turkey and abroad. A total of 30 research studies were included in detailed analysis. This is a descriptive study based on qualitative research…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Beginning Teachers, Barriers, Educational Research
Jiao, Qun G.; Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J.; Daley, Christine E. – 1997
A study of 522 university students was undertaken to determine how often they used their library and why, as well as to develop a general profile of college student library users. Descriptive statistics revealed that the majority of students used the library at least once a week. Obtaining a book or an article for a course paper was the most…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Students, English (Second Language), Higher Education
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