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Evaluating the performance of public library outreach services

Janice Allen

Evaluating the performance of public library outreach services

a consumer view

by Janice Allen

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Published by British Library in London .
Written in English

  • Public libraries -- Great Britain -- Evaluation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJanice Allen and Jenny Potter.
    SeriesBritish Library research paper -- 8
    ContributionsPotter, Jenny.
    LC ClassificationsZ678.85
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21251414M
    ISBN 100712330984

    The book offers practical advice backed by solid research on virtually every aspect of evaluation, including quantitative and qualitative tools, data analysis, and specific recommendations for measuring individual services, such as technical services and reference and interlibrary by: Evaluating children's books: a critical look: aesthetic, social, and political aspects of analyzing and using children's books, Volume Betsy Gould Hearne, Roger Sutton University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, - Literary Criticism - pages. The Wake County Public Library System (WCPL) provides services to children, promotes recreational reading, encourages lifelong learning, serves as a community center, and bridges the technology gap. The system is a highly visible and vital component of the community, operating seven regional libraries, 12 community libraries, and two specialty libraries across the county. The Illinois project entitled Measurement and Evaluation of Public Library Services is being conducted by the Library Research Center (LRC) at the University of Illinois. The long range goal of the project is to make available meaningful information for the evaluation and improvement of local public libraries. Two immediate objectives are to test the Public Library Association (PLA Author: Lucille M. Wert, Ronald R. Powell.

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On how to use the minimum budget and manpower to maintain the same level of public library services. Introduction Evaluation of library performance has been one of the most important areas in the library field, especially at the present time when libraries have been facing serious budget cuts.

Broadly speaking, library performance can be. Evaluating the performance of public library outreach services. London: British Library, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Janice. A resource guide of pathways for public library staff, administrators, and managers to gain the skills necessary for working with library assessment data.

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For integrated library systems, there are checklists for evaluating functions and features and and technical support services. However, in addition to library standards, there are also some tools. Children's services in public libraries have received unmeasured praise from historians, librarians, and social scientists.

Robert D. Leigh in the general report of the Public Library Inquiry, The Public Libra9 in the United States, summarized: Altogether, public library service to children and young people is an impressive achievement.

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When I accepted the position of outreach services librarian at the St. Charles (IL) Public Library District (SCPLD) in FebruaryI did not grasp what outreach fully meant or truly appreciate what an exciting field of librarianship I was entering.

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Washington-Centerville Public Library extends services out into the community via homebound delivery of materials, mini-branch libraries and speakers bureau presentations at schools, community and civic meetings. For more information call the Outreach Coordinator at or send an email to: [email protected] Providing outreach services for educational support, reading, learning, programs, meetings, cultural events and community gathering spaces included Public Library, Book Purchases, State Aid, and Law Library.

The Chesapeake understand the needs of the community and the role of the Library. CPL Performance: Strategic Plan Criteria 1 File Size: 4MB. Library staff face a daunting task from sorting and organizing books and periodicals to managing media and technological resources.

Your library staff's competence can make or break your organization. With a limited payroll budget, you should seek to use performance evaluations to reward and. Your library’s webpage, depending on how dynamic it is, can also be a good place to host your book club.

Book club members participate by commenting on your discussion. You have full control over members’ privacy and how the data is being used. As an example, check out Greene County Public Library in Ohio. Erin Kloosterman, adult services. The Library's community outreach services expand access to Library materials and resources by reducing barriers of literacy, mobility, and geography.

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Although library impact evaluation is evolving, most of the literature focuses on the methods used and on the evaluation findings. There is a dearth of case studies focusing on the evaluation problems presented by libraries, how these problems are addressed and what lessons can be learned in the process.

This book fills that gap by presenting a series of case studies through. Shelter and transitional housing services Outreach program resources To learn more about these and other outreach services for adults, please call Library Outreach Services Monday–Friday, 8 am–4 pm at.

To learn more about outreach in public libraries, I spoke with recent iSchool grad Jennifer Tolley at Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL). Tolley started in spring of and works with all ages in this three-branch system. Her position title is “Outreach Services Librarian” and her.

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This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Services provided by the Outreach Department include: • Talking Books for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. The Talking Book Program was established in by an act of Congress to provide free and accessible library services to those who cannot read standard print because of visual, physical, or reading disability.

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The library also has a collection of video and audio instructional and educational. Evaluation strategies for library/information systems but, of course, the effectiveness of aspects of library operations other than public services may be the subject of effectiveness evaluation.

Again, the crucial element in evaluating effectiveness, is a consideration of objectives. Outreach services bring the library to anyone facing barriers, strengthening individuals and families, improving quality of life, creating community, and increasing understanding of library resources.

At Home service is provided free of charge to Hennepin County residents who cannot get to a library due to illness, disability, or visual impairment.

public outreach to engage staff, the community, and homeless patrons, and discuss the different beyond the scope of traditional library services for groups with particular needs. In and The focus of this paper is evaluating service for homeless patrons.

The libraries have. Preface. This booklet is part of the Planning and Evaluating Health Information Outreach Projects series designed to supplement Measuring the Difference: Guide to Planning and Evaluating Health Information series also supports evaluation workshops offered through the Outreach Evaluation Resource Center of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

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By taking library services directly to the citizens of Lafayette Parish we strive to increase equitable access to library resources. Program Evaluation Form The Ames Free Library is constantly striving to bring you programming, lectures, movies, clubs and events that our patrons will find engaging, informative and entertaining.

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The working conditions of librarians have been enhanced by tech-nology; more time is now available for creativity, and less time is spent on routine, mundane activities.• Manages library services and programs.

• Directs and provides outreach services to the community. • Manages and maintains the library facility/building, computer technology, the library’s automation system and other library equipment. • Represents the library in /5.