Academic Library Website Benchmarks by Primary Research Group

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The 116-page learn offers information from 50 faculties and universities approximately their educational library improvement and administration rules. The research is helping its readers resolution questions corresponding to: how many of educational libraries lately undertook, or plan within the close to destiny, an enormous site redecorate? What are the objectives of the web site redesigns? How is the tutorial library web site staffed? what's the function of the principal university IT division? How have web site usability reviews been carried out and by way of whom? Have outdoor experts performed a task? what number libraries have ancillary websites or presences on fb, Instagram, Pinterest and different cyber websites? what number libraries have committees to supervise their web content? What do librarians ponder the simplest unmarried items and ideas that experience helped their web pages during the last few years?

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6 What percentage of the total man hours spent in running the college library website are provided by Library Web Staff or Information Technology Staff? Broken out by Type of web staffing Type of web staffing Has its own webmaster or web staff separate from the college website staff Does not have a webmaster or specific web staff but is run by the library through its information technologyoriented staff. Does not have a webmaster or specific web staff but is run largely through the main administrative apparatus of the library more than specifically through the library technology staff.

2 Does the library have a presence on Facebook? 3 Does the library have a presence on Facebook? 4 Does the library have a presence on Facebook? 5 Does the library have a presence on Facebook? 6 Does the library have a presence on Facebook? Broken out by Type of web staffing Type of web staffing Has its own webmaster or web staff separate from the college website staff Does not have a webmaster or specific web staff but is run by the library through its information technologyoriented staff. Does not have a webmaster or specific web staff but is run largely through the main administrative apparatus of the library more than specifically through the library technology staff.

15) LibGuides are used for course related reference materials, how to guides, and general reference topics 16) N/A 17) As a supplement to the webpages, for additional information on course subjects. And as a way to give other staff members content creation abilities. 18) Plan to implement within the next 12 months. Phase one to convert paper subject guides to lib guides and available via Discovery product. Phase two self-serve study room booking via library website. Phase three may or may not happen but may include converting library website over to LibGuides software.

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