Performance Measurement and Metrics is a leading double-blind refereed, international journal, charting new developments and techniques for libraries, museums and archives to assess their performance, value and impact.
The aim of the journal is to support the implementation of research into practice, and to provide a knowledge-base for evidence-based decision-making in libraries, museums and archives.
The journal is concerned with planning, service development and advocacy in libraries, museums and archives, and their broader ecosystems, including the resources they provide and the organizations of which they are a part.
The journal supports both Gold and Green Open Access, and has no post-publication embargo period.
Relevant topics include but are not limited to the following:
- New approaches to performance measurement and assessment in libraries, museums and archives.
- New methods, tools and techniques for libraries, museums and archives to use in performance measurement and assessment endeavors.
- Frameworks for library, museum and archive value, impact, assessment, or performance measurement.
- Developments in analytics, data visualization, or usability testing.
- Developments in communication of performance measurement and assessment activities and outcomes.
- Ethical issues in performance measurement and assessment.
- The role of performance measurement and assessment in effecting organizational and culture change, both within libraries, museums and archives, and by librarians, curators and archivists within their setting/context.
- User experience (UX) research.
- Accreditation, Standards and benchmarking for libraries, museums and archives.
- Case studies describing the use of assessment in the management of libraries, museums and archives.
- Case studies illustrating the use of performance measurement in service improvement.
- Case studies demonstrating the library, museum or archive’s contribution to their organization’s goals.
- Case studies where performance measurement or assessment has been used to illuminate social justice issues in libraries, museums and archives.
- Case studies about evidence-based advocacy by libraries, museums and archives.
Head of Assessment, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford - UK
- Frankie Wilson
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- Eileen Breen
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- Poonam Sawant
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- Premkumar Bheemarao
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University of Saskatchewan Library - Canada
Professor Emerita Aberystwyth University, Visiting Professorial Fellow UCL Qatar, Qatar - UK
McGill University - Canada
Loughborough University - UK
Nanjing University of Science & Technology Library - People's Republic of China
Cologne University of Applied Sciences - Germany
University of Washington - USA
University of Amsterdam - Netherlands
Department of Information & Library Studies, University of Cape Town - South Africa
University of Wollongong - Australia
President, JRM Consulting, Inc. - USA
Syracuse University School of Information Studies - USA
School of Informatics, Northumbria University - UK
University and State Library of Munster - Germany
University of Arkansas Libraries - USA
School of Librarianship, University of Parma - Italy
University of York - UK
- Dr Marwin Britto
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