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Good data visualizations for library reporting?

I'm looking for examples of attractive, compelling data visualizations by libraries showing use by patrons, engagement with communities, etc.. Basically, clear, eye-catching demonstrations by libraries of their value, with an emphasis on numbers / statistics. What should I be looking at?
posted by ryanshepard on May 21, 2014 - 4 answers

Library usability in the 20th century?

Recommendations for articles / books on library usability research in the past? [more inside]
posted by ryanshepard on Apr 2, 2013 - 2 answers

Give this technically-not-a-librarian a job title!

I was hired nearly two years ago at a University Library when starting my MLS program but I was never given a job title. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 19, 2013 - 20 answers

Librarians in media

What are some films or TV shows about librarians, or that feature prominent/notable characters that are librarians?
posted by Bektashi on Jan 20, 2013 - 32 answers

What interesting open source projects are libraries working on these days?

What interesting open source projects are libraries working on these days? [more inside]
posted by banjo_and_the_pork on Nov 23, 2011 - 9 answers

How'd they get the goods?

Librarians! (I know you're out there). While reading this Washpost article, I came across the following quote: "The FBI documents based on surveillance of Ivins said he visited a public library in Frederick that evening, where he searched a Web site dedicated to the anthrax investigation and checked various e-mail accounts." How do they know that? [more inside]
posted by punkbitch on Aug 10, 2008 - 27 answers

Measurement-foo and shelf-fill rate help?

See a librarian’s brain asplode*! So my library is moving back into our building next summer. We have some 8,400 linear feet of bound serials* being moved into 15,500 linear feet of compact shelving*. We need to tell the mover what we want our fill rate* to be. Sounds easy, right? However, there are complications, horrible complications. [more inside]
posted by robocop is bleeding on Nov 30, 2004 - 15 answers

Best online libraries with articles on weblogs? Free is better

Anybody know of any good online libraries? I'm especially interested in libraries containing articles on weblogs, as that's the theme of my dissertation and that's what this research is for. If you can point me directly at good interesting articles on weblogs, that would be great too. :) (Yes, I'm aware I may be asking too much, but I figure there's no harm in asking.)
Bonus points if they're free resources, but I'm not opposed to paying a small sum to get articles if I have to.
posted by sailoreagle on Apr 11, 2004 - 6 answers

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