Library Assessment Conference Thessaloniki 13-15 June 2005
This volume includes papers from the June 2005, Library Assessment Conference, co-sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Alexander Technological Educational Institution of Thessaloniki Library, and partially funded by the European Community Social Fund. Participants were informed about the development and use of LibQUAL+® and MINES, as well as about the current effort to adapt LibQUAL+® into the digital library environment (DigiQUAL™). They also engaged to identify ways to use evaluation data for managing change and improving services in a Greek library environment.
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The Gerould Statistics 1907/08-1961/62
This is a compilation of annual statistics for university libraries that were collected by James Gerould, first at Minnesota and later at Princeton.
1st edition, 1986, by Robert E. Molyneux
2nd revised edition, 2010, by Robert E. Molyneux
ARL Annual Salary Survey 2004-2005
ARL Academic Law Library Statistics 2003-2004
ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2003-2004
ARL Preservation Statistics 2003-2004
Membership Meeting 2004 (Fall): Statistics & Measurement Committee Meeting Highlights
Proceedings of the 145th ARL Membership Meeting, October 2004.
SPEC Kit 280: Library User Surveys (June 2004)
A scanned version of SPEC Kit 280 is available full view through HathiTrust. View the document here »
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ARL Annual Salary Survey 2003-2004
Assessing ILL/DD Services: New Cost-Effective Alternatives
This 2004 ARL study by Mary Jackson, with Bruce Kingma and Tom Delaney, collects and analyzes current data on the performance of mediated and user-initiated (unmediated) ILL/DD services. The study also identifies and describes characteristics of low-cost, high-performing, mediated and user-initiated ILL/DD operations to assist ILL managers to improve their own operations.
Full text available via the Internet Archive:
ARL Academic Law Library Statistics 2002-2003
ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2002-2003
ARL Preservation Statistics 2002-2003
ARL Supplementary Statistics 2002-2003
SPEC Kit 279: Evaluating Library Instruction (December 2003)
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Membership Meeting 2003 (Fall): Statistics and Measurement Committee Highlights
Proceedings of the 143rd ARL Membership Meeting, October 2003.
ARL: A Bimonthly Report 230/231 (Oct./Dec. 2003)
Special double issue on new measures
ARL Annual Salary Survey 2002-2003
ARL Academic Law Library Statistics 2001-2002
ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2001-2002
ARL Preservation Statistics 2001-2002
ARL Supplementary Statistics 2001-2002
SPEC Kit 268: Reference Service Statistics & Assessment (September 2002)
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Lies, Damned Lies, ... and ARL Statistics?
In 1986, Kendon Stubbs reported on the ARL Statistics Committee's examination of ARL data. This paper is intended to summarize the committee's work under the topics of (1) problems with the data that ARL collects; (2) problems with what ARL does not collect; (3) problems with data collection generally; and (4) proposed courses of action by the committee.
Membership Meeting 1986 (Spring): On the ARL Library Index
Paper prepared by Kendon Stubbs for the 108th ARL Membership Meeting. A critique and plan for improvement of the ARL Statistics.
ARL Annual Salary Survey 2001-2002