Library statistics for the twenty-first century world :

proceedings of the conference held in Montréal on 18-19 August 2008 reporting on the Global Library Statistics Project /
edited by Michael Heaney.
Bibliographic Details
Contributors: Heaney, Michael.
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Summary:How can we measure the contribution which libraries make to society in the age of the internet? The existing international library statistics were developed nearly forty years ago and do not reflect library activity today. An international collaboration between IFLA, the UNESCO Institute of Statistics and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has developed standards for new library indicators for the twenty-first century. These conference papers present the first results using the new statistics, and look forward to the next steps. The conference also highlights a variety of other initiatives and developments in the fields of library statistics, benchmarking and indicators.
Format: Book
Language:English
French
Spanish
Text predominantly in English, one paper each in French and Spanish.
Published / Created: München : K.G. Saur, 2009.
Series:IFLA publications ; 138.
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references.

Physical description: 302 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.

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ISBN:9783598220432
359822043X
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11A 745
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