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SCONUL library statistics

Claire Creaser

SCONUL library statistics

trend analysis to 1999-2000

by Claire Creaser

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Published by Library & Information Statistics Unit, Loughbrough University in Loughborough .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementClaire Creaser.
ContributionsLoughborough University. Library & Information Statistics Unit., SCONUL.
The Physical Object
Pagination Paperback (26p.) :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21358428M

A Research Information Network report based on SCONUL library statistics September Expenditure on printed books has fallen and e-book expenditure has increased rapidly Trends in the finances of UK higher education libraries: Changing the library environment: The changing library environment requires the libraries to play a more important role through information literacy programmes. The abundance of information available through the internet inpublic domain is in the form of subject gateways, e-books, e-journals, subject and subject concept, web pages, etc.

Underdeveloped statistics Library statistics are rudimentary in most countries. Improving this situation, through workshops, lectures, publications, web debates, and so on, must also be done through local initiatives. Each country has its own library community. It is possible and useful to visit the discussions that go on in neighbouring countries. An exemplar of data-driven decision making. Thinking the unthinkable: a library without a catalogue -- Reconsidering the future of discovery tools for Utrecht University library. Simone Kortekaas at the. LIBER Conference I would like to introduce the concept of data-driven decision-making with an example: the case of the Utrecht university Library.

Press Release: OCLC and Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL) partner for virtual reference service. OCLC and the Society of College, National and University Libraries announced a new agreement for the provision of collaborative after-hours virtual reference services in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The agreement is based on the successful initial pilot and now. The weather may not be able to quite make up its mind whether (!) we are heading into summer or skipping it entirely and going straight to autumn but this Friday, 22 May, is the end of semester 2 and the beginning of the summer vacation period at the University.


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SCONUL library statistics by Claire Creaser Download PDF EPUB FB2

SCONUL is working closely with members to provide support through the current crisis. This includes: Resources for SCONUL members dealing with Covid 19; Hosting webinars for members to discuss responses to the crisis; Advocacy on behalf of members on access to content and copyright in particular; Continuing to run our services wherever possible.

SCONUL Annual Library Statistics 2 Commentary Commentary and notes on the statistics Key results This is the tenth year SCONUL library statistics book which these statistics cover almost the whole UK higher education library sector.

Membership of SCONUL is open to all higher education institutions, and non-members are also invited to complete the return.

The National Core Library Statistics Program reports that at the end of the twentieth century, when Canada reached a population of million, public libraries were serving at least million municipal residents and, including the overlap with provincial and territorial libraries, it appears that ‘the entire population of Canada was.

Introduction. The momentum of any academic year is invariably punctuated with requirements to SCONUL library statistics book or submit reports at regular deadlines.

For many UK academic librarians at varying points in their careers, submission of local data for the SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries) 1 Annual Library Statistics has acted as an important milestone in their academic by: 1. Marketing library services: a SCONUL working paper by SCONUL Learning outcomes and information literacy (Book) 2 editions published SCONUL library statistics: trend analysis to.

Note: The document linked to below is an excerpt (8 pages; PDF) from the Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL) Annual Statistics report.

The complete report is available to SCONUL members. From SCONUL: Over recent years the role libraries play in supporting research has deepened and widened. This spotlight investigates the role [ ]. History. SCONUL was founded in as the Standing Conference of National and University when British polytechnics became universities it merged with COPOL, the Council of Polytechnic Librarians, and in it extended its membership to libraries of Colleges of Higher Education and changed to its current name.

Aims. SCONUL states its aims as. LISU’s UK Statistics. Keeping up to date with key statistics, LISU has now replaced the LAMPOST with year trends in the following areas: Public and Academic Library Statistics.

Number of libraries. Employment. Expenditure • Breakdown of public and academic library expenditure • Breakdown of public and academic library expenditure graph.

If you work in a SCONUL member library in the UK, E-book portal is less used, it is still in development and does not contain statistics from many e-book suppliers used by many of the libraries.

Librarians can get the statistics that they need directly from the publishers. However, respondents did think that e-book statistics are important. Representatives of the Irish SCONUL Statistics community assembled in the University of Limerick on June 13th for a 1-day ANLTC workshop delivered by Claire Creaser, the Director of UK universities and almost all Higher Education Colleges are members of SCONUL, and increasing numbers of Irish university libraries are now contributing their annual statistics to the SCONUL database.

In the era of Information and Communication Technology, E-books are the blessing for the present world and it has drawn worldwide popularity besides the printed books among the readers. This paper aims at identifying the usage of E-books among the science and engineering faculty students at Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.

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SCONUL’s annual data collection exercise is overseen by a Working Group on Performance. The SCONUL statistics show that over the last ten years the average number of journals bought by a university library has increased from 7, to 30, with 99% of.

The Library holds many unique and distinctive collections. Glasgow Caledonian University Library. GCU’s library, the iconic Saltire Centre, was opened in It is the winner of numerous awards for its revolutionary architectural design and has been hailed as rewriting the design book. SCONUL, the Society of College, National and University Libraries released the results of it’s Top Concerns Survey.

This organization represents the libraries in the UK and Ireland. E-resources and the E-environment were some of the top concerns.

Here is a snippet from the survey. The library’s architecture Inclusive places for collective endeavour, inspiring academic advancement & excellence, blended study and media experience, building functionality & expression interwoven, a sense of ‘library-ness’, the transformation of the university’s identity.

1, diverse study settings amongbooks. How accessible is the Library. The Library works with the University's Disability Advisory and Support Service to support customers with accessibility needs.

Library staff aim to ensure that customers with additional support requirements are able to make full use of Library facilities. SCONUL Library Design Awards - University of Birmingham 1. University of Birmingham New Library Project Diane Job – Director of Library Services Stephen Ashton - Senior Project Manager Estates Warren Jukes - Director Associated Architects.

University library statistics from LISU University library statistics from LISU John Sumsion States that more comprehensive trend data on UK The basic concept of trend analysis is simple.

academic libraries’ operations and resources are now It is awkward and tedious to compare results available. Explains the extended scope of annual of successive years when they are. About the Survey Library If you use similar surveys, blocks, or questions repeatedly, Qualtrics can store templates of these in your Survey Library for.

15 Inter-Library Loans; 2 Jobs; 10 Joule Library; 5 Journals; 7 Kantorowich Library; 1 Laptop/IPad loans; 7 Lenagan Libray; 3 Library Access browser extension; 4 Library Account; 6 Library Charges; 11 Library Digitised Collections; 10 Library Search; 25 Loans/Renewals/Returns; 1 Lost Book; 1 Lost Property; 18 Main Library; 1 Maths & Statistics.• Processing external membership requests including GALW and SCONUL.

• Monitoring Thesis usage and collating statistics. • Monitoring external membership figures and collating statistics. • Dealing with fines. • Reconciliation. • Promotion of Library services and literary events. • Cataloging. • Book Title: Academic Support Librarian at .The General Conference recommends, with a view to the compilation of inter-national statistics, that Member States apply the following provisions concerning definitions, classifications and presentation of library statistics, by adopting measures, in the form of a national law or otherwise, to give effect, within the territories under their.