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ASA task force issues report on evaluating public communication in tenure and promotion

(22 August 2016, Washington, DC) Increasingly, social scientists use multiple forms of communication to engage broader audiences with their research and contribute to solutions of the pressing problems of our time. Yet, in academia, it is unclear whether these efforts to communicate with the public should count when colleges and universities are evaluating scholars. To […]


Activity Performance Evaluation at the NDL

(14 February 2014) The National Diet Library (NDL) of Japan uses the results of assessment, analysis, and evaluation of its own activities (services and operations) into future planning and activities. This Activity Performance Evaluation system is intended to help achieve the high-end mission and objectives advocated by the NDL. Also, we have adopted a Plan-Do-Check-Act […]


British Library publishes updated economic evaluation of the library

(23 May 2013)  The British Library has published an updated evaluation of its economic contribution to the UK, looking at how the British Library creates economic value for its users and society as a whole. The Library last undertook a study of this kind in 2003. The report shows that the economic value that the […]