October 24, 2021

Journal Article: “Not Another Survey! Use Interviews Instead to Understand Needs in Your Library”

The article linked to below was recently published by Library Leadership and Management.

Title

Not Another Survey! Use Interviews Instead to Understand Needs in Your Library

Authors

Dan Broadbent
Brigham Young University

Source

Library Leadership and Management
Vol. 35 No. 1 (2020)

DOI 10.5860/llm.v35i1.7447

Abstract

Assessment in libraries is an essential part of managing library resources to meet the needs of patrons and stakeholders. This paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of two assessment devices—surveys and interviews—in particular as they apply to libraries.

Direct to Full Text Article
12 pages; PDF.

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