A preliminary bibliometric study of literature on performance measurement and library management

This paper presents preliminary findings from the bibliometric study on performance measurement and library science. The purpose is to identify which are the most influential authors on the subject. The database used was the Web of Science. The keywords used covered two topics: firstly, performance measure, performance measurement, performance evaluation, performance indicator and performance assessment, and secondly, library management, library assessment and libraries. The category selected was Information Science and Library Science and some exclusion criteria were used to filter the results, totaling 138 papers. The analysis was conducted by the number of publications per year, frequently cited papers, frequently cited journals and keywords.

Author(s): Milena Celere and Glauco Henrique de Sousa Mendes
Organization(s): Sao Paulo University, Federal University of Sao Carlos
Source: Proceedings of the 10th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services
Year: 2014

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