Information and Library Science

Z505 Evaluation of Resources and Services

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): 9 credit hours for the MLS program.

Examines the applied evaluation of library resources and services, including collections, document delivery, technical services, reference services, and overall library performance. Emphasis is placed on the available methods and methodological issues. The checklist method, availability studies, document delivery tests, use studies, applied bibliometrics, and the use of automation are covered.