International Collections of Statistics
Tuesday, 21 July 2009
Association of Research Libraries (USA and Canada)
CARL Statistics. Canadian Association of Research Libraries
SCONUL Statistics. SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries) (UK)
Lib-Stats hosts information useful for the analysis of usage statistics in academic (and other) libraries. Current issues are debated on the lib-stats mailing list. Hosted by Newcastle University Library (UK)
IFLA Statistics and Evaluation Section.
Online Statistical Resources, prepared by the Statistics Section of IFLA.
COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of NeTworked Electronic Resources) - multi-agency project whose objective is to develop a single, internationally accepted, extendible Code of Practice that will allow the usage of online information products and services to be measured more consistently.
NISO Z39.7-2002 Draft Standard for Trial Use Information Services and Use: Metrics & statistics for libraries and information providers--Data Dictionary. Status: Released for trial use: July 26, 2002-July 31, 2003. National Information Standards Organization (NISO) Created by NISO Standards Committee AY: Library Statistics.
The Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) Protocol standard has been approved by ANSI as an American National Standard and given the designation of ANSI/NISO Z39.93-2007.
ANSI/NISO Z39.93 -2007. ISBN: 978-1-880124-70-3 ANSI Approval Date: 29 October 2007
University Library Spending on Books, Journals and Electronic Resources: 2004: a report for the Council of Professional and Academic Publishers by Peter Sowden. The Publishers Association (UK)
Guidelines for Statistical Measures of Usage of Web-Based Resources (April 1998) Developed by JSTOR Web Statistics Task Force. (US)
Guidelines for Statistical Measures of Usage of Web-Based Indexed, Abstracted, and Full Text Resources. International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC) (November 1998) (US)
Digest of Education Statistics. National Center for Education Statistics. (US)
LibEcon2000 - a project funded by DG13 of the European Commission within the Telematics Applications Programme. The project uses internet communications to develop a continuously updated database of statistics about library activities and associated costs in the context of their national economies. (EU)
The Library & Information Statistics Unit (LISU). University of Loughborough (UK)
Statistics in practice - measuring and managing. Edited by Claire Creaser. LISU Occasional Paper No. 32 Papers from an international array of specialist contributors to the IFLA Satellite Conference, held at Loughborough University in August 2002. ISBN 1 901786 52 8 (UK)