Informing Decision-Making in Libraries: Informetric Research as Input to LIS Education and Practice.

@article{Davis2005InformingDI,
  title={Informing Decision-Making in Libraries: Informetric Research as Input to LIS Education and Practice.},
  author={Mari Davis and Concepci{\'o}n S. Wilson and Anne Horn},
  journal={Australian Academic \& Research Libraries},
  year={2005},
  volume={36},
  pages={195-213}
}
Findings from informetric research represent an important background resource to add to the mix of information useful for resolving difficult and ongoing problems in specific library environments or information service settings. This paper provides examples of informetric research that can be useful input to decision-making in the field of library management and information service provision. This overview takes four of the challenges that Michael Buckland outlined for library research as a way… 

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