Examines the applied evaluation of library resources and services, including collections, document delivery, technical services, reference services, and overall library performance. Emphasis is placed on the available methods and methodological issues. The checklist method, availability studies, document delivery tests, use studies, applied bibliometrics, and the use of automation are covered.
P: S401, S501 and S502 (MLS); S510 and 6 credits of SLIS courses (MIS)
**Prior to the Fall 2013 semester, courses had the designation SLIS-S.
This course was known as L651: Evaluation of Library Sources and Services prior to the Fall 2007 semester.