Library Standards: Research Links


Librarians around the world continually develop standards for services. We are interested in their assessment techniques as a way of assisting communities that want to model their future library. The academic library standards are essentially links to further reading on the subject. The links were developed by Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians (PAARL) to develop standards for library services.

Webjunction has a wealth of resources — it has healthy serving of planning information to start a self study to improve your library. Whether planning a new building or renovating an old one, the website offers library planning research that will help you develop a detailed space plan that takes into account the space needs to meet the mission and service plan of the library.

Howard University Library developed a simple pdf that will help make planning deliberate. Library Planning should be the preferred manner of preparing services in the future. Library Planning is the responsible means of fulfilling future community needs.

British Library Standards was one of the first and most well-known study of service development. The guide provides standard levels of services that can support library development.

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