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Performance Measurement and Metrics

Performance Measurement and Metrics

The international journal of library assessment, value and impact

ISSN: 1467-8047

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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Information: Journal information  |  Editorial Team  |  Author Guidelines
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Citation Index

CiteScore 2018: 1.15
CiteScoreTracker 2019: 0.36 (Updated Monthly)

Aims & Scope

Performance Measurement and Metrics (PMM) is a leading double-blind refereed, international journal, charting new qualitative and quantitative developments and techniques for measurement and metrics in information environments.  

The journal is concerned with planning and development in libraries and the organizations they are part of.

Relevant topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Measurement, assessment and evaluation in libraries and other information environments
  • Uses of StatsQual, IT metrics, and informetrics to measure and then inform the management of libraries
  • Library and Information service value
  • The library’s role in the measurement of learning and in organizational accreditation
  • The impact and value of using social media in information services.
  • Infonomics
  • The value and impact of information/content/learning objects in education
  • The measurement and assessment of learning 
  • Performance measurement and management in higher education, museums and archives
  • The use of ‘business’ and web analytics 

This journal is abstracted and indexed by:

  • ESCI
  • Current Abstracts;
  • Education Full Text;
  • Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts;
  • Library Literature and Information Science Full Text;
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega;
  • OmniFile Full Text Select;
  • zetoc

This journal is ranked by: 

The Publication Forum (Finland), BFI (Denmark); Scopus, Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List

Image: The 2017 Performance Measurement in Libraries Conference Editorial Board.

The 2017 Performance Measurement in Libraries Conference Editorial Board, Chaired by Frankie Wilson.
Photograph courtesy of Stephen Town. You can view the conference album here.

Performance Measurement and Metrics is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Library Studies eJournals Collection. For more information, please email [email protected] or visit the Emerald Library Studies eJournals Collection page.

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