Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Global Libraries impact planning and assessment progress: part 2

Global Libraries impact planning and assessment progress: part 2 PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to report on recent performance measurement and impact evaluation progress made in Brazil, India, Indonesia, Moldova, Turkey and Vietnam as part of the last phase of the Global Libraries Initiative.Design/methodology/approachThe country reports are presented as a series of case studies, in some cases supplementing those reported earlier in this journal.FindingsRecent country-specific survey findings are reported and some conclusions are offered.Research limitations/implicationsThis paper demonstrates how the adoption of a common approach to library service evaluation across several countries can strengthen research practice at country level beyond the Global Libraries Initiative itself.Practical implicationsThis paper shares Global Libraries IPA learning at country level with people in other countries who may be contemplating public library evaluation at regional, national or local levels or who are interested in performance measurement and impact evaluation.Social implicationsThe paper shows how focusing on the impact of public library services on users can enhance the understanding of community requirements and inform the development of more effective services to library users and communities.Originality/valueThese case studies reflect concentrated impact evaluation and performance measurement work at country level across a range of countries over more than 18 years. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Performance Measurement and Metrics Emerald Publishing

Loading next page...
 
/lp/emerald-publishing/global-libraries-impact-planning-and-assessment-progress-part-2-UXmMCBp3YK
Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1467-8047
DOI
10.1108/PMM-03-2019-0007
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to report on recent performance measurement and impact evaluation progress made in Brazil, India, Indonesia, Moldova, Turkey and Vietnam as part of the last phase of the Global Libraries Initiative.Design/methodology/approachThe country reports are presented as a series of case studies, in some cases supplementing those reported earlier in this journal.FindingsRecent country-specific survey findings are reported and some conclusions are offered.Research limitations/implicationsThis paper demonstrates how the adoption of a common approach to library service evaluation across several countries can strengthen research practice at country level beyond the Global Libraries Initiative itself.Practical implicationsThis paper shares Global Libraries IPA learning at country level with people in other countries who may be contemplating public library evaluation at regional, national or local levels or who are interested in performance measurement and impact evaluation.Social implicationsThe paper shows how focusing on the impact of public library services on users can enhance the understanding of community requirements and inform the development of more effective services to library users and communities.Originality/valueThese case studies reflect concentrated impact evaluation and performance measurement work at country level across a range of countries over more than 18 years.

Journal

Performance Measurement and MetricsEmerald Publishing

Published: Jul 8, 2019

References