Multiple Choice Questions
- Counting Networked television Ratio
- Counting Networked Electronic Resources
- Counting Electronic Resources
- Counting Online Usage of Networked Electronic Resources
- Both (A) & (B)
- None of the above
- Counting Online Usage of Networked Electronic Resources (COU
- An international initiative launched in March 2002 to serve librarians, publishers, and intermediaries by developing more consistent, reliable, and meaningful measures of online resource usage to facilitate the recording and exchange of e-usage statistics. The project initially focused on journals and bibliographic databases but will include other types of networked resources, such as e-books.
- Digital Elevation Model (DEM)
- A digital representation of cartographic information in the form of a raster grid of regularly spaced elevation values for ground positions derived primarily from the conversion of contours on printed topographic map series and from photogrammetric.
- Evaluation is a systematic determination of a subject's merit, worthiness and significance, using criteria governed by a set of standards. It can assist an organization to assess any objective, realizable concept/proposal, or any alternative, to help in decision-making. The main purpose of evaluation, is in addition to gain clear perception into existing initiatives, to enable reflection and to assist in the identification of future change.
- Basic concept behind evaluation of digital library
- Need and purpose of digital library evaluation
- Different approach to digital library evaluation
- Process and steps involved in digital library evaluation
- Crtieria for evaluation digital library and how to evaluate
- Different stages of evaluation
- Models of digital library evaluation.
02. Need for Digital Library Evaluation
3.1 User and Content Centric Approach
3.2 System Centric Approach
3.3 Economic Approach
4.0 How to evaluate DL: Process and Various Steps
- Identify the activities involved in the digital library;
- Identify the questions that are to be addressed to inform the decision makers;
- Identify the evaluation methods, models and tools, which will be used for data collection related to the questions.
- Bifurcate evaluation in a phased manner so that it becomes effective and efficient.
- Write up the finding of the evaluations in accurately so that it can provide meaningful data to make the best possible decisions.
- Surveys, including direct questionnaires and online surveys as well as structured interviews of users and developers
- Transactional log analysis
- Records analysis
- Usage analysis (COUNTER Statistics)
- Economic analysis
5. Criteria for evaluation of Digital Library
- Which types of services are offered by digital libraries?
- Which services the patrons have requested?
- For which services patrons are willing to pay?
- What services would require external funding?
5.2 Quality of the Collection
5.3 Service Quality
5.4 Performance of the System
6.0 What to Evaluate?
- Digital collection and digital resources
- Organizational structure and storage
- Metadata and access management
- Physical network and distribution
- Security, privacy and legal aspects
- Licenses and cost
- User interface and retrieval etc.
7.1 Evaluation during System Design
7.2 Evaluation during System Development
7.3 Evaluation during System Deployment
9. Models for Evaluation of Digital Library
- Buttenfield, B. (1999). Usability Evaluation of Digital Libraries. Science & Technology Libraries, 17(3-4), 39–59. doi:10.1300/J122v17n03_04
- Chawdhury, G. G., & Chowdhury, S. (2002). Digital library evaluation. In Introduction to digital libraries (2nd ed., p. 304). London: Facet Publishing. Retrieved fromhttp://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=4653&category_code=301
- Iris Xie, H. (2006). Evaluation of digital libraries: Criteria and problems from users’ perspectives. Library & Information Science Research, 28(3), 433–452. doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2006.06.002
- Lesk, M. (2005). Usability and Retrieval Evaluation. In M. Lesk (Ed.), Understanding Digital Libraries (Second Edition) (pp. 185–215). San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann. Retrieved fromhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9781558609242500104
- Marchionini, G. (2000). Evaluating Digital Libraries: A Longitudinal and Multifaceted View. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/2142/8336
- Nicholas, D., & Huntington, P. (2010). Evaluating the Use and Users of Digital Journal Libraries. In F. Papy (Ed.), Digital Libraries (pp. 211–222). ISTE. Retrieved fromhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9780470611302.ch13/summary
- Reevew, T. C., Apedoe, X., Woo, Y. H., & University of Georgia. (2005). Digital Libraries: A User- Friendly Guide. National Science Digital Library. Retrieved fromhttp://www.dpc.ucar.edu/projects/evalbook/EvaluatingDigitalLibraries.pdf
- Saracevic, T. (2000). Digital Library Evaluation: Toward Evolution of Concepts. Library Trends, 49(2). Retrieved fromhttp://alexia.lis.uiuc.edu/puboff/catalog/trends/49_2abs.html#saracevic
- Tsakonas, G., & Papatheodorou, C. (2009). Evaluation of Digital Libraries: An insight into Useful Applications and Methods. Elsevier.
- Zia, L. L. (2000). The NSF National Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Digital Library (NSDL) Program: A Progress Report. D-Lib Magazine, 6(10). doi:10.1045/october2000-zia
- https://liber.library.uu.nl/index.php/lq/article/view/URN%3ANBN%3ANL%3AUI%3A10-1-113589/8300 Accessed on Feb 27, 2014
- http://www.digiqual.org/about Accessed on Feb 07, 2014
- Tefko Saracevic, Kantor, P. (1997). Studying the value of library and information services. I. Establishing a theoretical framework. II. Methodology and Taxonomy. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 48(6), 527-542, 543-563.
- Tefko Saracevic, 2000. "Digital library evaluation: Toward an evolution of concepts," Library Trends, volume 49, number 2 (Fall), pp. 350–369
- Marchionini, G.; Plaisant, C.; & Komlodi, A. (199...) The people in digital libraries: Multifaceted approaches to assessing needs and impact. Chapter in Bishop, A. Buttenfield, B. & VanHouse, N. (Eds.)
- Digital library use: Social practice in design and evaluation. MIT Press. (http://ils.unc.edu/~march/revision.pdf)