Information systems evaluation and the search for success: lessons for LIS research

Ferguson, Stuart and Hider, Philip and Kelly, Tricia ORCID: (2005) Information systems evaluation and the search for success: lessons for LIS research. Australian Library Journal, 54 (3). pp. 245-256. ISSN 0004-9670


Libraries and other information agencies have highly developed systems, skills, and techniques for delivering information to users. There is, nevertheless, a need to improve the delivery systems and discusses the means by which web-based systems in particular can be evaluated. The authors review systems evaluation in recent LIS literature and identify some of the common measures and methodologies employed.

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Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2020 01:23
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2020 22:57
Uncontrolled Keywords: information systems, LIS, library, libraries, user satisfaction, system success
Fields of Research (2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0807 Library and Information Studies > 080799 Library and Information Studies not elsewhere classified
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080608 Information Systems Development Methodologies
Fields of Research (2020): 46 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 4610 Library and information studies > 461099 Library and information studies not elsewhere classified
46 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 4609 Information systems > 460905 Information systems development methodologies and practice
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
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