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Do or Do Not...There is No Try: The Quest for Library Value

Oakleaf, Megan, Stone, Graham, Pattern, David, Bowles-Terry, Melissa, Peterson, Kate, Nackerud, Shane and Fransen, Jan (2013) Do or Do Not...There is No Try: The Quest for Library Value. In: Association of College & Research Libraries Conference, 10-13 April 2013, Indianapolis, Indiana. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Librarians today can establish academic library value by linking library services and resources to the missions, goals, and needs of their institutions. Statistical correlations between student library interactions and established learning and retention measures offer one path to demonstrable library value. This panel reveals research results from three libraries that successfully followed this path, shares best practices for “doing” value research, and embraces the quest to both prove and improve the value of academic libraries.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: low use, non-use, academic libraries, achievement, collection development, library, usage, data, impact, demographics, undergraduate
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA 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: 16 Apr 2013 17:48
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2016 15:14
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/16421

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