Evaluation of library performance: current developments in Estonia
Performance Measurement and Metrics
Article publication date: 1 September 2006
The purpose of this paper is to provide a review of the development of practice and application of standards in Estonian research libraries.
The paper describes the following themes: evaluation of library performance; library performance measures: impact and outcome; and current developments in Estonia.
The research in this field needs to be improved, completed and developed on the national level in the following directions: implementation of internationally approved relevant research methods; the choice of methodology and tools appropriate for different library types; continuation of standardisation considering the electronic library evaluation; preparation of guidelines for the usage of indicators and their interpretation on the national level; development of data processing for research needs.
The paper offers insights into the current developments in library performance in Estonia.
Nuut, A. (2006), "Evaluation of library performance: current developments in Estonia", Performance Measurement and Metrics, Vol. 7 No. 3, pp. 163-172. https://doi.org/10.1108/14678040610713129
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