Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Wednesday, the 8th of August, is dedicated to the social part of our Satellite Meeting.

12.30 - 16.30   Guided tour to the libraries in Turku

17.00              Busses for Naantali start from Turku Market Square in front of the Orthodox Church (Yliopistonkatu 19)

18.00 -  22.00  Delegate Reception and Evening Party in Moomin World

Read more about our social programme!

Here you can find a guidemap of the locations and meeting points!


Thursday, August 9, 2012

Library's Efficiency, Impact and Outcomes:
Statistical Evaluation and Other Methods as Tools for Management and Decision-making

Aug 9 2012, University of Turku, Turku, Finland

Conference programme (printable PDF)
(The program may be subject to change due to cancellations or other reasons)

8.30 - 9.30     Registration
9.30 - 10.00  Welcome, opening the conference
10.00 - 12.00     Session1, Joint-session 

Chair: Markku Laitinen


Tord Høivik (Prof.), Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway:
Indicators without customers. A study of the Norwegian library community. Abstract Presentation Article

Asiye Kakirman Yildiz (Ph.D.), Information and Records Management Department, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey:
Evidence-based library management as a new concept for decision makers: a case study in Turkey. Abstract

Kate Zoellner (M.Sci, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana, USA:
Connecting the Data Dots: Discover and Create a Picture of Your Library. Abstract

Jasmin Hügi & René Schneider (Prof.), the Business School of Geneva, Switzerland:
Usefulness evaluation of digital libraries. Abstract

12.00 -13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 15.00     Parallel sessions
Session 2A   Science libraries

Chair:  Frank Huysmans


Sabine Graumann, TNS Business Intelligence, Munich, Germany:
3 Case studies about efficiency, impact and outcome measurement. Evaluating the economic impact of scientific libraries in monetary terms & in measuring its customer satisfaction over time. Case study applying the "contingent valuation" method and one of the world’s leading measures of customer satisfaction and service quality management. Abstract Presentation Article

Landøy, Ane (Cand. philol), University of Bergen Library, Norway:
A system of national indicators for academic libraries in Norway - tools for evaluation? Abstract Article

Danesh, Farshid, Ferdowsi University of  Mashhad. Mashhad, Iran, Mardaninejad, Ali, Islamic Azad University. Mobarakeh baranch. Mobarakeh. Iran  &  Farhadi, Ida, Medical  University of  Esfahan. Esfahan. Iran:
Analyzing the marketing status of the superior central libraries' websites in Iranian University of Medical Sciences. Abstract

Pouneh Mehrtash (MLIS), Iranian Research Institute for Information Science and Technology, Iran & Omid Fatemi (Ph.D.), University of Tehran, Iran:
Quantitative Efficiency and Effectiveness Factors for Electronic Resource Evaluation in Academic Libraries. Abstract


Session 2B Public libraries 

Chair: to be infomed later


Jennifer Weil Arns (Dr), School of Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina, USA:
Worth Their While: A Stronger Case for Public Library Investment Based on the Results of Recent Research and Meta-analysis. Abstract

Kim, Giyeong (Ph.D), Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, Oh, Ji Eun (ME), Gwangjin District Public Library, Seoul, Korea & Yoon, Myung Hee (ME), The City of Paju, Gyeonggi-do, Korea:
Advocacy, not as an activity but as a state: An attempt to assess the degree of advocacy. Abstract

Jaani Lahtinen (M.Sci), Department of Geosciences and Geography, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland:
Loan statistics as a tool for developing library network. Abstract

Jorge Tiago Martins, the Information School, University of Sheffield, UK & Rosa Martins (BA), School Libraries Network, Portuguese Ministry of Education and Science, Portugal:
Portuguese School Libraries Self-Evaluation Model: an analysis of results for the ‘Reading and Literacy’ Domain. Abstract

15.00 - 15.30 Coffee break
15.30 - 17.30 Session 3, Joint-session  + Sum Up

Chair: Päivi Kytömäki


Miriam Lorenz, Cologne University of Applied Science:
An idea of justice: a settlement model based on usage statistics. Abstract Presentation Article

Martha Kyrillidou (Ph.D.), Association of Research Libraries, USA:
The use of qualitative methods for advocating and demonstrating the value of libraries: Lessons learned from the ARL Profiles. Abstract

Judith Broady-Preston (Ph.D.) Department of Information Studies, Aberystwyth University, UK:
Evaluating the social impact of libraries: methodologies, tools and techniques. Abstract

Angela Repanovici (Prof.), Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania:
Empowering your institution through creating a culture of assessment. Abstract Presentation



14.09.2012 15:33 Teppo Kahtola