DOI QR코드

DOI QR Code

Evaluation Efficiency of University libraries though Data Envelopment Analysis

DEA를 이용한 대학도서관의 효율성 평가 -프랑스의 대학도서관을 대상으로-

  • Published : 2004.06.01

Abstract

In order to appreciate the varied activities of university libraries, this study assesses their efficiencies in the process of production and utilization of their services for two consecutive years, 1999 and 2000. Using a Data Envelopment Analysis with exogenously fixed factors, this study analyses separately efficiencies identified. The results show that efficiencies of libraries appear differently according to the year of evaluation, the dimension of evaluation as well as the difference of statute. The specialized libraries as CADIST are definitely higher in terms of use of services. In addition, inefficiency is mainly due to deficits of production of outputs rather than excesses of utilisation of inputs. For example, time devoted to user's training constitutes the most significant potentiality of increase in the production of services.

Keywords

DEA;University Libraries;Evaluation of University Libraries;Evaluation Efficiency;Data Envelopment Analysis

References

  1. Data Envelopment Analysis:Theory, Methodo logy and Application Charnes Abraham;Copper William W.;Lewin Arie Y.;Seiford Lawrence M.
  2. School of Economics Studies, University of Hull Efficiency in the provision of public services:A Data Envelopment Analysis of UK public library systems Hammond Christopher
  3. Planning library services McKee Bob
  4. Journal of Productivity Analysis no.7 Data envelopment analysis:The evolution of the state of the art(1978-1995) Seiford,L.M.
  5. Bulletin des bibliothques de France v.44 no.1 Les formations l'information en bibliothques universitaire Nol;Elisabeth
  6. Operations Research v.34 Efficiency analysis for exogenously fixed inputs and output Banker,R.D.;Morey,R.C. https://doi.org/10.1287/opre.34.4.513
  7. Ph. D. diss Identifying inefficiencies in resource management:An application of data envelopment ahalysis to selected school libraries in California Easun Susan
  8. Measuring quality:International guidelines for performance measurement in academic libraries Poll Roswitha
  9. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics v.69 no.1 Assessing public library efficiency using Data Envelopment Analysis Vitaliano;Danald F. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8292.00075
  10. Bulletin des bibliothques de France v.43 no.6 Evaluer la performance des bibliothques:Une nouvelle norme Carbonne;Pierre
  11. Bulletin officiel de l'Education nationale no.1 Mission et Fonctionnement des centres d'acquisition et de diffusion de l'information scientifique et technique(CADIST) Ministre de l'Education Nationale
  12. OCLC systems&services v.13 no.4 An evaluation of the relative performance of university libraries in Taipei Chen Tser-yieth https://doi.org/10.1108/10650759710189443
  13. Ph. D. diss Efficiency evaluations of North America university librarie:Data Envelopment Analysis Mann;Gillian Margaret
  14. Politique et management public v.4 no.2 Management public, management de la puissance publique Gibert Patrick https://doi.org/10.3406/pomap.1986.1893
  15. Bulletin des bibliothques de France v.44 no.1 Un instrument d'affiliation intellectuelle:l'enseid'affiliation intellectuelle:l'enseignement de la mthodologie documentaire dans lse premiers cycles universitaires Coulon Alain
  16. The Australian Economic Review v.32 no.1 Performance indicators and efficiency measurement in public libraries Worthington Andrew https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8462.00091
  17. Politique et Management Public v.20 no.1 L'analyse de politique la rescousse du management public?:ou la ncessaire hybridation de deux approches que tout, sauf l'essentiel, spare Gibert Patrick
  18. Annuaire des bibliothques universitaires 2000:Rsultats de l'enqute statistiques gnrale auprs des bibliothques universitaires Ministre de la Jeunesse de l'Education Nationale et de la Recherche
  19. Manuel thorique et pratique d'valuation des bibliothques et centres documentation Giappiconi Thierry
  20. Proceeding of the 1st Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Service. 31 August to 4 September 1995 A comparative approach to assessing the efficiency of the performance of finnish academic libraries 1989-1993 Niemitalo Jorma
  21. The $51^th$Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance, 21-24 August Witten Germany
  22. Proceeding of the 2nd Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services. 7 to 11 September 1997 Data envelopment analysis(DEA) as a method of evaluating libraries:a case study of Finnish academic libraries Niemitalo Jorma
  23. La mthode DEA:analyse des performances Les performances compares dans le secteur de l'ducation:premiers rsultats pur les universits franaises Badillo Patrick-Yves;Simon,S.;Badillo Patrick-Yves(dir.);Paradi Joseph C.(dir.)
  24. Economie de l'Education Gavrot;Pierre
  25. Annuaire des bibliothques universitaires 1999:Rsultats de l'enqute statistiques gnrale auprs des bibliothques universitaires Ministre de l'Education Nationale et de la Recherche et de la Technology
  26. Les bibliothques dans l'Universit Renoult Daniel
  27. The $8^th$International Congress on Cultural Economics, 24-27 August, 1994 Decentralization and public library performance Goudriann Ren;Moolenaar Debora
  28. Ph. D. diss A novel approach to the evaluation of research libraries in the United States Shim Wonsik
  29. European Journal of Operation Research v.2 no.4 Measuring the efficiency of Decision Making Unit Charnes Abraham;Copper William W.;Rhodes,E. https://doi.org/10.1016/0377-2217(78)90138-8

Cited by

  1. Administrative Information Disclosure and Relative Efficiency Analysis for Universities or Colleges vol.10, pp.11, 2010, https://doi.org/10.5392/JKCA.2010.10.11.371
  2. A study measuring the performance of electronic resources in academic libraries vol.64, pp.2, 2012, https://doi.org/10.1108/00012531211215169
  3. Evaluation of the resource utilization efficiency of university libraries using DEA techniques and a proposal of alternative evaluation variables vol.29, pp.4, 2011, https://doi.org/10.1108/07378831111189787