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Practical evaluation techniques for librarians

Author: Rachel Applegate
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Libraries Unlimited, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Library professionals need to have effective evaluation skills in order to be accountable to stakeholders and to effect informed improvement. Applegate shows you techniques for collecting data at the local level to enable informed managerial decision making. She describes and compares techniques that can be used in any size library, and that any librarian can learn.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Applegate
ISBN: 9781610691598 1610691598
OCLC Number: 842350541
Description: ix, 232 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Personal techniques --
Impersonal techniques --
Technique selection and sampling --
Planning for evaluation --
Reporting about evaluation.
Responsibility: Rachel Applegate.

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Evaluation is essential to library management: it provides the data that underlies informed and effective decision-making. This book is a one-volume, how-to guide to library evaluation techniques,  Read more...

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"This insightful manual discusses how to evaluate and assess information using different techniques such as surveys and focus groups... A useful guide for gathering practical information." - School Read more...

 
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