Browse by Subject "Evaluation"

  • Turock, Betty J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Over the past twenty years, librarianship has promulgated quantitative evaluation through the application of output measures to a goal-based model, even in the face of evidence that such an approach makes difficult the ...

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  • Rettig, James (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    To evaluate libraries' public services and public services personnel, the library profession as a whole must agree about the purpose and role of public services. The most problematic service is reference service, especially ...

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  • Lancaster, F.W.; Elzy, Cheryl; Nourie, Alan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    An unobtrusive evaluation of the quality of reference service was performed at the Milner Library, Illinois State University, using both accuracy and attitudinal scales. The results are summarized and followup actions ...

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  • Bishop, Ann Peterson; Bruce, Bertram C. (DELOS Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries, 2002)
    What particular issues arise in digital library research when intended users are on the wrong side of socioeconomic, information, and digital divides? How can digital library evaluation account more fully for the practices ...

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  • Downs, Holly A. (2011-08-25)
    Enormous demands for online degrees in higher education have increased the pressure on universities to launch web courses and degrees quickly and, at times, without properly attending to the quality of these ventures. There ...

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  • Harris, Violet (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    Whole language is a philosophy, perspective, world view, or stance; it is not a program of hierarchical components or methods. It is a grass roots movement spearheaded by teachers with empowerment of teachers and students ...

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  • Hodges, Gerald G. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    The current effort to improve the quality of youth services and to expand these services must be firmly grounded in a meaningful context of evaluation. Evaluation of personnel and measurement and evaluation of program are ...

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  • Tracy, Martin B. (5/1/2006)
    Survey given to conference attendees

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  • Tracy, Martin B. (5/22/2006)
    Survey given to participants in the Romania Seminar on Good Practices in Social Services for Single-Mothers and Elderly Women

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  • Rubin, Richard E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    The evaluation of reference staff is a complex process involving important psychosocial as well as procedural factors. This article focuses on those aspects of performance evaluation that affect the motivation of reference ...

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  • Van House, Nancy A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992)
    Evaluation is used for two major purposes: internal decision making and communication with the external environment. An organization may need very different approaches and strategies for these two. Much of the work that ...

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  • Comstock, Sharon; Harnisch, Delwyn; Bruce, Bertram C.; Mehra, Bharat (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2002-06)
    This paper analyzes the uses of the Inquiry Page (www.inquiry.uiuc.edu) in the National Science Foundation GK-12 Fellowship Program*, where scientist-fellows and K-12 teachers partner to integrate the use of computer-based ...

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  • Bunge, Charles A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    This paper discusses the strengths and weaknesses of patrons and reference librarians as sources of data for the evaluation of reference question-answering effectiveness, along with ways to enhance the usefulness of ...

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  • Goulding, Mary (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    In 1986, the Suburban Library System (SLS) adopted minimum reference standards for their eighty public libraries. Four years later, similar standards are in place for over 100 academic, school and special SLS members. ...

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  • King, Geraldine B.; Mahmoodi, Suzanne H. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    The reference librarians at Ramsey County Public Library, a suburban Twin Cities public library, developed an innovative performance appraisal system that includes self-evaluation and a peer group / discussion. Each ...

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  • Tracy, Martin B. (4/8/2006)
    Presentation on evaluating programs for improvement based on standards

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  • Italiano, Graciela (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    The topic that I was asked to discuss is very important to you, obviously, because you're including it in your conference; and to me, because I've spent over 20 years trying to make some sense of how the bridging between ...

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  • Childers, Thomas (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    This paper reviews the origins of the unobtrusive method of evaluating reference service in libraries, setting the method in a theoretical and organizational context. Drawing examples from the more than sixty studies ...

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  • Moldova Department for Elderly & Disabled (1/1/2004)
    Demographics survey for people receiving social care.

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