|Statement||[Thomas Childers, Nancy A. Van House].|
|Contributions||Van House, Nancy A., United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Library Programs.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||95|
The purpose of the Public Library Effectiveness Study was to define effectiveness for the public library institution. The research was designed not to measure effectiveness or evaluate particular libraries or groups of libraries, but rather to identify the feature or features of a public library that most directly attest to its by: Van House, Nancy A. and Thomas A. Childers. The Public Library Effectiveness Study. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, This research-based study conducted by the co-authors aims to define "effectiveness" in the context of public library service, so that good customer service in libraries can become a measurable attribute. Data for this study came from the Public Library Effectiveness Study (PLES), a survey of 2, stakeholders in 84 public libraries nationwide. Respondents from the sampled libraries evidenced both uniformity and diversity in their choice of roles; the favorite roles were those historically associated with public Cited by: 9.
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Performance Evaluation of the Public Libraries in USA Using Data Envelopment (library staff, book acquisition expenditure and area of library space). The analysis results showed that 11 out of the total 23 university libraries were relatively efficient. Hammond () reported a study that assessed the relative efficiency of public. Get this from a library! The public library effectiveness study: final report. [Thomas Childers; Nancy A Van House; United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Library Programs.]. The public library is established to provide materials, which communicate experience and ideas from one person to another and make them easily and freely available to all people. The public library is a local centre of information that makes all kinds of knowledge and information readily available to its by: The Public Library presents a wide selection of Dawson's photographs— from the majestic reading room at the New York Public Library to Allensworth, California's one-room Tulare County Free Library built by former slaves. Accompanying Dawson's revealing photographs are essays, letters, and poetry by some of America's most celebrated writers/5(47).