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Using a longitudinal focus group methodology to measure the value and impact of public libraries

Conference Proceeding
Appleton, L., Duff, A. S., Hall, H., & Raeside, R. (2019)
Using a longitudinal focus group methodology to measure the value and impact of public libraries. In Conference Proceedings. , (484-492
Introduction There is a general acceptance that public libraries contribute to ‘community’, and at least have the potential to have a very positive impact on civil society. (V...

UK public library roles and value: a focus group analysis

Journal Article
Appleton, L., Hall, H., Duff, A., & Raeside, R. (2018)
UK public library roles and value: a focus group analysis. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 50(3), (275-283). ISSN 0961-0006
Findings from a study of the advantages and disadvantages accrued by individuals from their public library use, and the impact of this on citizenship at individual and communi...

How do public libraries demonstrate their impact upon citizenship development in the UK? : results of a focus group methodology.

Presentation / Conference
Appleton, L., Hall, H., Duff, A. & Raeside, R. (2015, July)
How do public libraries demonstrate their impact upon citizenship development in the UK? : results of a focus group methodology. Paper presented at 11th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Management in Libraries and Information Services, Edinburgh
There is a general acceptance that public libraries contribute to ‘community’, and at least have the potential to have a very positive impact on civil society. (Varheim, 2007)...