Determining Gate Count Reliability in a Library Setting

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Jeffrey Phillips;
  • Publisher: University of Alberta
  • Journal: Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (issn: 1715-720X)
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  • Subject: Library assessment | library statistics | gate counter data | Bibliography. Library science. Information resources | Z

Objective – Patron counts are a common form of measurement for library assessment. To develop accurate library statistics, it is necessary to determine any differences between various counting devices. A yearlong comparison between card reader turnstiles and laser gate ... View more
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