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Managing with Data free pdf Both the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and the Public Library Association (PLA) provide important data services. For library managers and administrators, the key to the data s usefulness is knowing how to extract and apply the most relevant information to managing a library and improving accountability. A companion volume to the authors earlier book Getting Started with Evaluation, this guide illustrates how to use the data to support value, collection use, benchmarking, and other best practices. This important resource* Identifies key metrics in ACRLMetrics and PLAmetrics* Demonstrates how to perform techniques for developing and using metrics* Offers exercises that illustrate how to produce meaningful metrics and reports, accessible via a free web portal* Shows how to move towards outcomes assessments while simultaneously embracing value* Includes numerous examples to guide readers through the data services web interfaces screen-by-screenManagers at academic and public libraries, administrators, and library trustees will find this book a vital tool for accountability and advocacy.

About Peter Hernon

Peter Hernon is a professor at Simmons College (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Boston, USA) and the principal faculty member for the doctoral program, Managerial Leadership in the Information Professions. He was the 2008 recipient of the Association of College and Research Libraries award for Academic/Research Librarian of the Year, is the co-editor of Library

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Author : Peter Hernon
Publisher : ALA Editions
Data Published : 30 May 2015
ISBN : 0838912435
EAN : 9780838912430
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 232 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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