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Global library statistics

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When IFLA decided it needed reliable data about libraries and their services worldwide, it became apparent that there are no such data. Therefore, the IFLA Section on Statistics and Evaluation, the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) committee TC 46 SC 8 'Quality - statistics and performance evaluation' have joined forces in order to develop and test a new set of statistics that might be used by libraries worldwide. The final goal is th...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/0340035209105668

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UNESCO Institute for Statistics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
BDLSS
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Institution:
Public Library System of Montreal
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Publisher:
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Publisher's website
Journal:
IFLA Journal Journal website
Volume:
35
Issue:
2
Pages:
123-130
Publication date:
2009-06-01
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ISSN:
0340-0352
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English
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2009-08-21

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