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E-resources measurement in libraries


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The article aims at presenting a review of standards and current international initiatives on academic libraries evaluation and assessment, with the analysis of indicators related to electronic resources measurement. On electronic resources there are given some definition useful to understand both indicators and measures. The review of the international literature show that the emergent tendency is to collect and evaluate quantitative data related to the "health" of academic libraries together with qualitative data on services offered to library users.

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Academic libraries; Measurement; E-resources; Usage statistics; GIM

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4403/jlis.it-4759

NBN: http://nbn.depositolegale.it/urn%3Anbn%3Ait%3Aunifi-3812

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