Engaging in evaluation and assessment research / Peter Hernon, Robert E. Dugan, and Danuta A. Nitecki.

Evaluation and assessment are integral parts of the research process. Research is something that all library managers need to know how to do, but the evaluation and assessment results are only valuable if they also understand how to apply them to managerial decision making, planning, and communicati...

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Main Author: Hernon, Peter.
Other Authors: Dugan, Robert E., 1952-, Nitecki, Danuta A.
Format: Book
Published: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, [2011]
Table of Contents:
  • Planning
  • Relevant literature
  • The components of an evaluation and assessment research study
  • Applicable concepts and language of research
  • Designing evaluations and assessments
  • Getting engaged in evidence gathering and managerial use
  • Quantitative data collection for evaluation research
  • Qualitative study
  • Statistics
  • Presenting findings
  • Creating a culture of evidence gathering and managerial use
  • Reality evaluation and assessment.