When: Wednesday, Feb 01 | 9:00 am - 10:15 am

Location: ICTC Halton

Days: Wednesday. Event Types: Session. Sectors: Special Libraries. Subjects: Metrics and Special Libraries.


Libraries, knowledge centres, and resource centers are all evolving in layout and design of services. This session with look at current academic literature on information seeking behaviour, as well key indicators to determine users preference to make use of the “library space.” Learn how key metrics can be gathered and analyzed by information professionals to make sound, educated and reliable decisions on how the future of your library should be shaped; touching on digitization, displaying print material and the importance of compliance with externally sourced information

– Benefits of collecting data
– Understanding metrics
– The value of the print collection
– Digitization for special libraries