Evaluation: Resources & Best Practices

Suggested Readings

Balke, S. T. W.-T. (2009). Using semantic technologies in digital libraries: a roadmap to quality evaluation. Proceedings of the 13th European conference on Research and advanced technology for digital libraries. Corfu, Greece, Springer-Verlag: 168-179.

Beyene, W. M. (2017). Metadata and Universal Access in Digital Library Environments. Library Hi Tech35(2).

Brangier, E., Dinet, J., & Eilrich, L. (2009). The 7 basic functions of a digital library: Analysis of focus groups about the usefulness of a thematic digital library on the history of European integration. Human Interface and the Management of Information. Designing Information Environments, 345-354.

Buchanan, G., Jones, M., & Marsden, G. (2002). Exploring small screen digital library access with the greenstone digital library.Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, , 583-596.

Cherry, J. D., Wendy (2002). “Studying digital library users over time: a follow-up survey of Early Canadiana Online.” Early Canadiana Online. Information Research 7(2): 1-20.

Ferreira, S., & Pithan, D. (2005). Usability of digital libraries: A study based on the areas of information science and human-computer-interaction. OCLC Systems & Services, 21(4), 311-323.

Fuhr, N., Hansen, P., Mabe, M., Micsik, A., & Sølvberg, I.(2001). Digital libraries: A generic classification and evaluation scheme.Research and advanced technology for digital libraries, 2163, 187-199.

Fuhr, N. et al. (2007). Evaluation of Digital Libraries. International Journal on Digital Libraries, 8(1): 21-38.

Gonçalves, M., Moreira, B., Fox, E., & Watson, L. (2007). “What is a good digital library?”: A quality model for digital libraries. Information processing & management, 43(5), 1416-1437.

Heradio, R., Fernández-Amorós, D., Cabrerizo, F. J., & Herrera-Viedma, E. (2012). A  review of quality evaluation of digital libraries based on users’ perceptions. Journal of Information Science, 38(3), 269-283.

Jones, S., Cunningham, S. J., McNab, R., & Boddie, S. (2000). A transaction log analysis of a digital library. International Journal on Digital Libraries, 3(2), 152-169.

Khoo, M., Pagano, J., Washington, A., Recker, M., Palmer, B., & Donahue, R. (2008, June). Using web metrics to analyze digital libraries. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (pp. 375-384). ACM.

Kruk, S., E. Kruk, et al. (2008). Evaluation of Semantic and Social Technologies for Digital Libraries Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. B. Christensen-Dalsgaard, D. Castelli, B. Ammitzbøll Jurik and J. Lippincott, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg. 5173: 74-77.

Meyyappan, N., Foo, S., & Chowdhury, G. (2004). Design and evaluation of a task-based digital library for the academic community.Journal of Documentation, 60(4), 449-475.

Monopoli, M. (2009). Examining how end users use and perceive digital libraries: A qualitative approach. In Tsakonas, G. & Papatheodorou, C. (Eds.), Evaluation of Digital Libraries: An insight into useful applications and methods (pp. 235-252). Oxford, UK: Chandos Publishing.

Moreno, L., & Martinez, P. (2013). Overlapping factors in search engine optimization and web accessibility. Online Information Review37(4), 564-580.

Monopoli, M., Nicholas, D., Georgiou, P., & Korfiati, M. (2012) A User-oriented Evaluation of Digital Libraries: Case Study the “electronic Journals” Service of the Library and Information Service of the University of Patras, Greece. Aslib Proceedings, 54.2 (2002): 103-117.

Sandusky, R. J. (2002). Digital library attributes: Framing usability research. Proc. Workshop on Usability of Digital Libraries at JCDL, 2, 35-38.

Saracevic, T., & Covi, L. (2000). Challenges for digital library evaluation. PROCEEDINGS of THE ANNUAL MEETING-AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE, 37, 341-350.

Saracevic, T. (2009). Introduction: The framework for digital library evaluation. In Tsakonas, G. & Papatheodorou, C. (Eds.), Evaluation of Digital Libraries: An insight into useful applications and methods (pp. 1-13). Oxford, UK: Chandos Publishing.

Xie, H. (2008). Users’ evaluation of digital libraries (DLs): Their uses, their criteria, and their assessment. Information Processing & Management, 44(3): 1346-1373.

Zhang, Y. (2010). Developing a holistic model for digital library evaluation. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 61(1): 88-110.



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