Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Greenwood Publishing Group Award recipient named
"The American Library Association has named 'Viewing Library Metrics from Different Perspectives: Inputs, Outputs, and Outcomes' the winner of the 2010 Greenwood Publishing Group Award for the Best Book in Library Literature. The book was written by Robert E. Dugan, Peter Hernon and Danuta A. Nitecki and published by Libraries Unlimited. The book will assist library professionals in the area of assessment by helping them to explore and identify methods of measuring effectiveness and improving performance relating to the needs and perspectives of a variety of constituents. Each awardee receives $5,000 and a 24K gold-framed citation, donated by the Greenwood Publishing Group"