Informetrics and user studies

Altmetrics   Altmetrics
A practical guide for librarians, researchers and academics

Edited by Andy Tattersall

This book gives an overview of altmetrics, its tools and how to implement them successfully to boost and measure research outputs. New methods of scholarly communication and dissemination of information . . .

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Assessing Service Quality, 3rd edition   Assessing Service Quality, 3rd edition
Satisfying the expectations of library customers

Peter Hernon, Ellen Altman and Robert Dugan

Academic and public libraries are continuing to transform as the information landscape changes, expanding their missions into new service roles that call for improved organizational performance and accountability. . . .

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Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice   Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice
Edited by Denise Koufogiannakis and Alison Brettle

This book builds a research-grounded, theoretical foundation for evidence based library and information practice and illustrates how librarians can incorporate the principles to make more informed decisions . . .

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Digital Libraries and Information Access   Digital Libraries and Information Access
Research perspectives

Edited by G. G. Chowdhury and Schubert Foo

An authoritative and truly global exploration of current research in digital libraries. Internationally-renowned academics discuss what has been achieved with digital libraries and what we can expect . . .

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Evaluating and Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections   Evaluating and Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections
Edited by Lorna Hughes

An authoritative examination of current issues, themes and techniques on the use of digital collections by an international team of well-respected librarians, archivists and scholars.   Although . . .

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Evaluating the Impact of Your Library, 2nd edition   Evaluating the Impact of Your Library, 2nd edition
David Streatfield and Sharon Markless

Assessing impact is increasingly critical to the survival of services: managers now require comprehensive information about effectiveness, especially in relation to users. Outlining a rigorously tested . . .

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How to Give Your Users the LIS Services They Want   How to Give Your Users the LIS Services They Want
Sheila Pantry and Peter Griffiths

In these turbulent times, with the challenges of a constantly changing job market, shifting information-seeking behaviour and a vast array of new resources continually being produced, library and information . . .

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Information Needs Analysis   Information Needs Analysis
Principles and practice in information organizations

Daniel G. Dorner, G. E. Gorman and Philip J. Calvert

If you want to provide an information service that truly fulfils your users' needs, this book is essential reading. Analysing and assessing the information needs of clients is key to the provision . . .

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Information Users and Usability in the Digital Age   Information Users and Usability in the Digital Age
G. G. Chowdhury and Sudatta Chowdhury

Information users and usability constitute the main building blocks of today's electronic information world. This important new text is the first to give a holistic overview of all of the necessary . . .

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Introduction to Information Behaviour   Introduction to Information Behaviour
Nigel Ford

This landmark textbook is an essential primer for students and practitioners interested in information seeking, needs and behaviour, user studies and information literacy. Introduction to Information . . .

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Library Analytics and Metrics   Library Analytics and Metrics
Using data to drive decisions and services

Edited by Ben Showers

This book will inform and inspire librarians, archivists, curators and technologists to make better use of data to help inform decision-making, the development of new services and the improvement of . . .

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Library Improvement through Data Analytics   Library Improvement through Data Analytics
Lesley S J Farmer and Alan M Safer

This book shows how to act on and make sense of data in libraries. Using a range of techniques, tools and methodologies it explains how data can be used to help inform decision making at every level. Sound . . .

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Measuring Library Performance   Measuring Library Performance
Principles and techniques

Peter Brophy

Measuring the performance of a library's services is one of the most crucial parts of providing a good service. This important book is the first to provide an accessible account of current thinking . . .

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The Data Librarian's Handbook   The Data Librarian's Handbook
Robin Rice and John Southall

An insider’s guide to data librarianship packed full of practical examples and advice for any library and information professional learning to deal with data. Interest in data has been growing . . .

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The Facet Performance Measurement and Metrics Collection   The Facet Performance Measurement and Metrics Collection

This Collection contains the following books: Library Analytics and Metrics: Using data to drive decisions and services edited by Ben Showers Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice edited . . .

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The Facet Research Support Collection   The Facet Research Support Collection

This Collection contains the following books: Practical Tips for Facilitating Research by Moira Bent Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries edited by Starr Hoffman Altmetrics: A . . .

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The Facet User Experience Collection   The Facet User Experience Collection

This Collection contains the following books: User Studies for Digital Library Development edited by Milena Dobreva, Andy O’Dwyer and Pierluigi Feliciati Information Users and Usability in . . .

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User Studies for Digital Library Development   User Studies for Digital Library Development
Edited by Milena Dobreva, Andy O'Dwyer and Pierluigi Feliciati

This landmark text captures a global cross-section of leading voices and provides a clear and coherent overview of the user studies domain and user issues in digital libraries. As the information environment . . .

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Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals   Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals
David Stuart

A practical guide to using web metrics to measure impact and demonstrate value. The web provides an opportunity to collect a host of different metrics, from those associated with social media accounts . . .

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