Library Statistics for the Twenty-First Century World. Proceedings of the conference held in Montreal on 18-19 August 2008 reporting on the Global Library Statistics Project

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. The existing international library statistics were developed nearly 40 years a...

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Main Author: Heaney, Michael
Format: eBook
Published: De Gruyter 2009
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Summary: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. The existing international library statistics were developed nearly 40 years ago. This book presents the first results using the new statistics, and look forward to the next steps. It also contains other initiatives and developments in the fields of library statistics, benchmarking and indicators.; Michael Heaney, Executive Secretary, Oxford University Library Services, Bodleian Library, Oxford, UK
Physical Description:1 electronic resource (302 p.)
ISBN:9783598441677