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ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2004-2005

ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2004–2005 presents data that describe collections, expenditures, personnel, and services in 67 medical libraries at ARL member institutions in the US and Canada.

This publication is available for purchase in both online and print versions. Download the arl-statistics-purchase-options-2013.pdf  for complete pricing and purchase options information.

Link to the online ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2004-2005 on the ARL Digital Publications website.

 
 

ARL Annual Salary Survey 2005-2006

This report analyzes salary data for all professional staff working in the 123 ARL member libraries during 2005–06. Data were reported for 9,655 professional staff in the 113 university libraries and for 3,921 professional staff members at the 10 nonuniversity libraries at ARL member institutions.

This publication is available for purchase in both online and print versions. Download the arl-salary-survey-purchase-options-2013.pdf for complete pricing and purchase options information.

Link to the online ARL Annual Salary Survey 2005-2006 on the ARL Digital Publications website.

 
 

Some Alternative Quantitative Library Activity Descriptions/Statistics That Supplement the ARL Logarithmic Index

pdf bruce-thompson-oct06.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2005 (Fall): Task Force on New Ways of Measuring Collections

Presented at the 147th ARL Membership Meeting, October 2005 as part of the ARL Business Meeting.

ppt mm05fall-franklin.pdf

 
 

SPEC Kit 287: Instructional Improvement Programs (August 2005)

A scanned version of SPEC Kit 287 is available full view through HathiTrust. pdf View the document here »

A print copy is available for $45.00 ($35.00 ARL members) plus shipping and handling.

 
 

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.

pdf lac-greece-2005.pdf

Print copies are also available for $45.00 plus shipping & handling.

 
 

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.

pdf 1st edition, 1986, by Robert E. Molyneux

pdf 2nd revised edition, 2010, by Robert E. Molyneux

 
           

Membership Meeting 2004 (Fall): Statistics & Measurement Committee Meeting Highlights

Proceedings of the 145th ARL Membership Meeting, October 2004.

pdf mm04fall-statistics-highlights.pdf

 
 

SPEC Kit 280: Library User Surveys (June 2004)

A scanned version of SPEC Kit 280 is available full view through HathiTrust. pdf View the document here »

A print copy is available for $45.00 ($35.00 ARL members) plus shipping and handling.

 
   

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:

https://archive.org/details/assessingillddse00jackrich

 
           

SPEC Kit 279: Evaluating Library Instruction (December 2003)

A scanned version of SPEC Kit 279 is available full view through HathiTrust. pdf View document here »

 
 

Membership Meeting 2003 (Fall): Statistics and Measurement Committee Highlights

Proceedings of the 143rd ARL Membership Meeting, October 2003.

pdf mm03fall-statistics-highlights.pdf

 
 

ARL: A Bimonthly Report 230/231 (Oct./Dec. 2003)

Special double issue on new measures

pdf arl-br-230-231.pdf

 
             
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