Statistics and Evaluation Section

Division: Support of the Profession

The Section aims to promote the compilation and use of statistics both in the successful management and operation of libraries and in the demonstration of the value of libraries outside the profession. It is concerned with the definition, standardization, collection, analysis, interpretation, publication and use of statistical data from all types of library and information service activity—including statistics of technically innovative services. Case studies of good practice and international benchmark comparisons are within its scope as is collaboration with international agencies such as UNESCO and ISO.

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This Section is sponsoring: E-Metrics Special Interest Group.

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Last update: 25 February 2019

Latest News

Call for Presenters: Satellite event at the University of Piraeus, Greece, 22-23 August 2019

The Statistics and Evaluation Section of IFLA is hosting a two day Satellite event August 22-23 at the University of Piraeus, Greece: “More Than Numbers: Implementing New Assessment Methods for Libraries”

25 February 2019

Call for papers — open sessions:Data and School Libraries

The IFLA School Libraries Section in collaboration with the Statistics and Evaluation Section invite interested professionals to submit proposals for the open session to be held in Athens, Greece, from 24–30 August 2019.

25 February 2019

Statistics and Evaluation Section: WLIC 2015 Call for Papers

Theme: The Lyon Declaration in Action: Measuring the Impact of Access to Information and Development

18 February 2015