Stone, Graham and Ramsden, Bryony (2013) Library Impact Data Project: looking for the link between library usage and student attainment. College and Research Libraries, 74 (6). pp. 546-559. ISSN 0010-0870
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The Library Impact Data Project was a six month project funded by JISC and managed by the University of Huddersfield to investigate the hypothesis that: ‘There is a statistically significant correlation across a number of universities between library activity data and student attainment’. E-resources usage, library borrowing statistics and library gate entries were measured against final degree award for 33,074 undergraduate students across eight UK universities. The research successfully demonstrated a statistically significant relationship between library resource use and level of degree result; however any conclusions drawn are not indicators that library usage and student attainment have a causal relationship.▼ Jump to Download Statistics
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||low use, non-use, academic libraries, achievement, collection development, library, usage, data, impact, demographics, undergraduate|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4050 Electronic information resources
|Schools:||Computing and Library Services
Computing and Library Services > Centre for Innovation in Information Services
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|Depositing User:||Graham Stone|
|Date Deposited:||25 Sep 2012 09:08|
|Last Modified:||30 Aug 2016 13:29|
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