Output Measures for Public Libraries: A Manual of Standardized Procedures
American Library Association, 1987 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 99 pages
"The refinements in approach and explanation in this new edition will help make an already valuable and innovative instrument more significant to public libraries as they approach the quantitative aspects of the vital planning process". -- Library and Information Science Annual
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American Library Association Analyze and/or ANNUAL CIRCULATION ANNUAL NUMBER Author Fill Rate AUTHORS SOUGHT Average Number branch brary browsing Calculation Chapter Circulation per Capita collecting data Collecting the Data confidence interval data collection data coordinator Data Elements Summary divided by Population Document Delivery Elements Summary Sheet Example of Figure Figure 36 In-Library Materials LEGAL SERVICE AREA level of effort Library Association library is open library management LIBRARY REGISTRATIONS library services Library Visits Library-level library's manual Materials Availability Measures Materials Availability Survey NUMBER OF LIBRARY NUMBER OF REFERENCE number of title outlet Output Measures percent percentage POPULATION OF LEGAL Pretest proportion PRSPL Public Library questions record Reference Completion Rate Reference Transactions reshelve response rate sample period sample size schedule searches shelf shelflist staff members Subject and Author Tally Sheet Title Fill Rate TITLES SOUGHT total of column Transactions per Capita Turnover Rate Visits per Capita week