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The 116-page research provides information from 50 faculties and universities approximately their educational library improvement and administration rules. The learn is helping its readers resolution questions comparable to: how many of educational libraries lately undertook, or plan within the close to destiny, an immense site remodel? What are the targets of the web site redesigns? How is the educational library web site staffed? what's the position of the critical collage IT division? How have web site usability reports been carried out and by means of whom? Have outdoor experts performed a job? what number libraries have ancillary websites or presences on fb, Instagram, Pinterest and different cyber websites? what percentage libraries have committees to supervise their web pages? What do librarians think of the simplest unmarried items and ideas that experience helped their web content during the last few years?

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The overall median is 0. This one participant with 100 listservs is a public PhD-granting college or research university with 15,000 students or more. 32 participants do not have any such listservs. 32 Academic Library Website Benchmarks, 2013 Edition Blogs Even fewer libraries maintain blogs to serve these purposes, as just one participant has more than two of these (of which they have 25). The overall sample mean is 1, the median is 0, and 26 participants say they do not have any such blogs. 15.

45 percent of community colleges. 33 percent of the latter say the same. 92 percent of those libraries at schools with 15,000 or more students say this is so. How Much is the Library Website Budget? The libraries in the sample report that the annual central budget for the library website constitutes a mean of $10,670. However, this mean is greatly offset by one response of 45 Academic Library Website Benchmarks, 2013 Edition $100,000, as the median is $0. More accurately, only seven libraries in the sample have a budget of $10,000 or more for the library website.

8 hours/month. 54 hours per month. 17. 04 hours per month is spent by survey participants updating the library’s presence on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Vimeo, and other such social media sites. The median is 7 hours, and the maximum is 100. 59 for the 4-year/MA-granting colleges. 77 for the latter. 5. 54 percent of those libraries at schools with 15,000 or more students. 84 percent of 4-year/MA-granting colleges. 33 percent) to have done this. 25 percent of those participants with less than 2,500 full-time enrolled students have redesigned in the past year.

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