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The Concept of Electronic Resource Usage and Libraries Jill E. Grogg

The Concept of Electronic Resource Usage and Libraries

Jill E. Grogg

Published August 5th 2010
ISBN : 9780838958124
Paperback
38 pages
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LTR 46n6, Aug/Sept 2010 As any librarian knows, libraries of all sizes and types invest a significant portion of their budget in the acquisition of electronic resources. In addition to implementing and administering these resources, librarians areMoreLTR 46n6, Aug/Sept 2010 As any librarian knows, libraries of all sizes and types invest a significant portion of their budget in the acquisition of electronic resources. In addition to implementing and administering these resources, librarians are also responsible for analyzing and demonstrating their cost-effectiveness. In the new issue of Library Technology Reports, Jill E. Grogg and Rachel A. Fleming-May present a review of the state of the art of electronic resources use measurement, highlighting the importance of presenting clear and meaningful measurement of electronic resources use in research, assessment, and standards creation. They explore the nature of current standards, tools, and initiatives for measuring and reporting electronic resources usage. Topics Covered in this Issue Include: Assessing Use and Usage- Standards, Tools, and Other Products- Improving Understanding of Electronic Resources Usage- Practitioner Responses on the Collection and Use of Usage Statistics