In 2017 SCONUL shared statistical return data with ADBU – the French association of directors and senior staff in university and research libraries. ADBU undertook a European comparative study on key performance indicators in academic libraries between 2013-2016 in thirteen European countries. The study explored: potential library users (staff and students); Library use (gate counts, loans, downloads and information literacy teaching); Library space (meterage, study spaces and computers); Library staff; Electronic resources; and Finance (income and expenditure).
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Direct to Full Text Report: Academic Libraries – Key And Performance Indicators, An Adbu Comparative Study (2013-2016)
51 pages; PDF.
Direct to Summary Report
6 pages; PDF.
Direct to Project Description
2 pages; PDF.