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Measuring academic library efficiency and alignment with institutional resource utilization priorities using data envelopment analysis: An analysis of institutions of higher education in Texas and their libraries
Academic and library administrators are increasingly required to demonstrate efficiency in programs, services, and operations as well as effectiveness. An important component of efficiency measurement is identification of ...
The management of change in the information age: Approaches of academic library directors in the United States
Rapid changes in information technology affect all areas of academic libraries, from acquisitions to cataloging, research, and online learning. To ensure that libraries run smoothly and meet the current needs of all students, ...
The development of the Standards for College Libraries
This study traces the history and sources of the Standards for College Libraries from the first committee discussion in the late 1950' s to 2000. Changes in the leadership of the American Library Association (ALA) and the ...
Mature learners and information literacy instruction in Academic Libraries: How LIS programs prepare Academic library instructors for adult education roles
The purpose of this study was to determine the availability of instruction courses at library and information science programs (LIS) in the US, and to what extent LIS programs address adult learning theory and instruction ...
Longitudinal study of the collection development patterns of libraries in the Association of Research Libraries and the Online Computer Library Center, and Texas academic libraries using the OCLC /AMIGOS Collection Analysis compact disc to assess strengths, weaknesses, and overlap for 1985–1995
This study analyzed the changes in book collecting patterns of three peer groups: (1) members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), (2) participants in the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) Database, and (3) ...