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Performance measurement of some Melbourne public libraries

a report to the Library Council of Victoria

by Michael J. Ramsden

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Published by Library Council of Victoria in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Melbourne (Vic.)
    • Subjects:
    • Public libraries -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Evaluation.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 120-125.

      StatementMichael J. Ramsden.
      ContributionsLibrary Council of Victoria.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ870.M44 R35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 168 p. :
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4484073M
      ISBN 100909962235
      LC Control Number79312823
      OCLC/WorldCa4829094

      Peep Miidla and Konrad Kikas, The efficiency of Estonian central public libraries, Performance Measurement and Metrics, 10, 1, (49), (). Crossref Ha-Neul Han, Trends in the Efficiency of Korean National University Libraries: A DEA/Window Analysis Approach, Journal of Information Management, 40, 3, (41), (). Evaluating the impact of the public library book collection: a case study of two public libraries in Cape Town This paper reports the preliminary findings of an investigation into the impact on a sample group of respondents of using the book collection in two public libraries in Cape Town.

      Criteria for Developing Performance Measurement Systems in the Public Sector. Department of the Treasury, September Executive Guide: Effectively Implementing the Government Performance and Results Act. GAO/GGD General Accounting Office, June Focusing on Results: A Guide to Performance Measurement. Industry Canada, March In Measuring Library Performance: Principles and Techniques, Brophy presents a thoroughly researched and exceptionally clear and well-organized guide on this topic. The book could be useful to professional librarians, students in library and information science programs, and researchers in library and information science.

      Some public officials do not feel the urgency of using performance measurement in bud- geting; others see performance measurement as a threat to established budget norms and processes.   Melbourne Vic T 03 four indicators about library performance. Public Libraries Victoria (PLV)—the the exclusion of e‐resource loans from the LGV loan measure, due to some council feedback about inconsistent measurement of this input, compared to the PLV measure, which includes e‐resources when reporting on loans.


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[Michael J Ramsden; Library Council of Victoria.]. Whilst several different performance measurement tools are considered, the book’s main focus is on one tool in particular: Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

KPIs are increasingly being used to measure the performance of library and information services, however, linking KPIs to quality outcomes, such as impact and value can prove very difficult.

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In this article, the author discusses how key performance indicators (KPIs), when used in the right context, can be an invaluable and powerful tool in this endeavour, including measuring top-level performance against a library’s.

In /92 I was involved in a project using Nick Moore's draft manual on performance measurement in a public library in Norway. The purpose of this paper is to show that there are small differences in the methods used in a public or special library, when they want to carry out a performance measurement.

The Handbook is intended as a practical instrument for the evaluation of library services. Although it aims specifically at academic and public libraries, most indicators will also apply to all other types of libraries.

Measuring Quality. Performance Measurement in Libraries 2nd revised edition. By Roswitha Poll and Peter te Boekhorst. Performance measurement for libraries and librarians is not new.

Today public sector accountability gives added impetus. This paper distinguishes the criteria for measurement of library performance from criteria for the measures themselves, building upon the theoretical models for performance proposed by Orr and Buckland.

It is the first time to introduce DEA to measure the public library performance at the state level in USA. The results provide the guidance for government budgeting process.

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Project Outcome also provides libraries with the resources and training support needed to apply. Even in the bigger Australian public libraries, e-book loans represent less than five per cent of all books borrowed and there are significant differences between genre.

Adult fiction, for example, lends itself to the current e-book format, whereas children’s picture books are still predominantly print.

Measuring for Results: The Dimensions of Public Library Effectiveness. Joseph R. MatthewsLibraries Unlimited Measuring the importance and effectiveness of the public library service has always been a complex and puzzling task for many in the library. Over the past 25 years I have helped countless global companies and governments develop relevant and meaningful KPIs and based on that experience I have created this library with some of the most useful KPIs across key business perspectives.

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Cronin, Mary J. Performance Measurement for Public Services in Academic and Research Libraries. Washington, D.C.: Office of Management Studies, Association of Research Libraries, 36 p. This paper examines some of the realities involved in using performance measurement to evaluate library services.

Source: Citywide Performance Measurement System, Controller's Office PUBLIC LIBRARY - Department Performance Measures Performance Measures Actual Actual Target Actual Target BRANCH PROGRAM Meet citizens' needs in quantity and availability of library collections at the branch libraries.

Ministerial Advisory Council on Public Libraries. Tomorrow’s library discussion paper May Response by the City of Melbourne.

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