Report on performance measures surveys in four Ontario public libraries

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Library surveys -- Ontario., Public libraries -- Ontario., Library use studies -- Ont
StatementStandards Committee, Administrators of Medium Public Libraries of Ontario.
ContributionsMaley, Sara.
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Ontario Public Libraries Data public library systems public library branches First Nations public libraries serving on-reserve population of 50, 46 1. Prepared by Toronto Public Library, based on data from approximately public libraries, First Nations public libraries and contracting.

Toronto Public Library engaged Nordicity to conduct the first Ontario study to demonstrate the role of libraries in advancing digital inclusion and digital literacy in communities across Ontario.

This project explores the role of libraries as critical community hubs promoting access to technology for residents of Ontario. Administrators of Small Public Libraries of Ontario.

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Standards Committee. Report on performance measures surveys in four Ontario Public Libraries. Chairman: Sara Maley. Standards Committee, Administrators of Medium Public Libraries of Ontario, Wherever public libraries are working, possibility lives.

Project Outcome is a FREE toolkit designed to help public libraries understand and share the true impact of essential library services and programs by providing simple surveys and an easy-to-use process for measuring and analyzing outcomes. Project Outcome also provides libraries with the resources and training support needed to apply.

Library staff can use Bridge to view results, compare those results with previous months, and see how the library's performance compares with Report on performance measures surveys in four Ontario public libraries book Ontario public libraries. Background In JulyToronto Public Library (TPL) engaged Nordicity to develop a suite of resources designed to support public libraries across Ontario in the provision.

This report presents Toronto Public Library’s (TPL) annual performance measures, benchmarking results from North American, Canadian and Ontario public libraries.

The year was TPL’s busiest since with total usage surpassing million, a %. The questions under the Annual Report capture public library activity during This report documents the service activity of public library boards in Alberta and provides information on performance of our public libraries.

Data on specific performance measures will be collected.

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The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is an agency of the City of Ottawa established by municipal by-law under the authority of the Ontario Public Libraries Act. It is governed by a Council-appointed Board of 14 trustees, including six councillors and eight citizens. The term of the Board is four years, concurrent with the term of council.

Performance Evaluation of the Public Libraries in USA Using Data Envelopment Analysis It is the first time to introduce DEA to measure the public library performance at the state level in USA.

The results provide the guidance for government budgeting process. comprised of four output measures (reader visits, book circulation, reference. Leo Appleton, in Libraries and Key Performance Indicators, Questionnaires and Surveys. As identified before, many library statistics can be collected and collated internally either by simply returning fixed data (number of staff, budget figures, etc.) or by counting and monitoring how many occurrences there are of a particular type of item, transaction, visit, etc.

Measuring academic library performance: Output measures for public libraries: and processing the survey data. Four appendixes contain examples of library goals and objectives, sample forms and maps for the community profile, a set of sample tables for current library services, and sample tables for the analysis of survey responses.

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Toronto Public Library (TPL) (French: Bibliothèque publique de Toronto) is a public library system in Toronto, is the largest public library system in Canada and inhad averaged a higher circulation per capita than any other public library system internationally, making it the largest neighbourhood-based library system in the world.

9 • To provide “a comprehensive and efficient public library service that reflects the community’s unique needs” (Public Libraries Act, R.S.O. ) • Leverage ongoing and emerging work in the public library and non-profit sector • Link to TPL’s strategic plans • New roles for.

The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is an agency of the City of Ottawa established by municipal by-law under the authority of the Ontario Public Libraries Act. It is governed by a Council-appointed Board of 14, including six elected councillors and eight citizens.

The term of the Board is four years, concurrent with the term of council. Victorian Auditor‐General’s Report Council Libraries 7 Audit overview Council libraries deliver a range of important services to the community. In addition to book lending, libraries offer a free, accessible space for the public, and deliver educational programs for children and adults.

I recommend Megan Oakleaf's Value of Academic Libraries -- Executive Summary Report. P11 on Areas of Library Value and Potential Surrogrates. Excellent Summary of. Public libraries critical to health coverage during public health crisis 2 weeks ago PLA’s new Learning Tapas offers bite-sized professional development for public librarians 1 month ago.

United for Libraries Sally Gardner Reed, Executive Director ()ext. 13th St., Suite B fax () Public library survey questions template, is designed to collect feedback and opinion from anybody who is or wants to use public library. This survey template consists of questions that any researcher can ask to know about what services are important to the users and how would they like to rate these services based on their availability.

This sample survey template consists of 20 + questions. One of the more valuable, and critical, accomplishments of was the release by Robert E. Molyneux, director, Statistics and Surveys, at the U.S.

National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) of comparative data files from the NCES Federal State Cooperative System for Public Library Data (FSCS). Public Libraries in the. Inthe PLA Executive Board appointed a Performance Measurement Task Force to begin the development of simple surveys that all public libraries could use to measure outcomes, enabling PLA to begin to compile data for use in advocacy on a larger scale.

For the final report, please see pleased-to-sharewith-you-the-results-of-a-two-year-study -to-assess-the-impact-of-technology-services-offered-in-ontario-libraries. ABOUT ONTARIO'S PUBLIC LIBRARIES In Ontario's public library systems, there are 1, public library branches serving % of Ontario's population, including.

U.S.-based Normative Data Project for Libraries (Library, ). Library performance measures that were useful and appropriate to use in this study were selected after consulting various public library performance measures manuals and statistical reports.

The literature on public library performance measures and standards is quite extensive. Market Probe 12 FOPL Stat Report Outline • Ontario Public Library Operating Data Overview, Primer on Library Statistics and Collected Tables (81 page PDF) – Introduction by Stephen Abram, MLS, Executive Director – A Primer on Library Data by Robert Molyneux, PhD – Key Ratios for Ontario Public Libraries, – Population.

These libraries were subsequently entitled Public Library Associations by the revised Public Libraries Act and continued until in Ontario.

Canada, Survey of Libraries, –56 (Ottawa, Canada: Dominion Bureau of Statistics, ), table President's report by Public Library Association and users; and processing the survey data.

Four appendixes contain examples of library goals and objectives, sample forms and maps for the community profile, a set of sample tables for current library services, and sample tables for the analysis of survey responses.

Performance. While the report emphasizes the economic evaluation of public libraries, it also points out that such measures are being expanded to include some of the library's intangible social benefits. A broad vision of value is proposed for the future—one that would ‘redefine monetary value and efficiencies in the context of sustainable, healthy.

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with minimum expense and difficulty.” While the resulting Measuring Academic Library Performance: A Practical Approach developed measures designed primarily for “internal library decision-making, performance assessment, and resource allocation [–] a secondary purpose is to demonstrate library performance in a meaningful way to.

The Public Library Data Service (PLDS) is an annual survey conducted by PLA. This survey of public libraries from the United States and Canada collected fiscal year (FY) information on finances, library resources, annual use figures, and technology.Library Use During Economic Downturns.

Griffiths, Jose-Marie and Donald W. King. "We need libraries most during recessions."The Providence Journal, J EXCERPT: We conducted federally funded national surveys of public-library use between andwhich we updated into establish the consequences of recessions.