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Bertot, John Carlo

Overview
Works: 65 works in 165 publications in 1 language and 6,876 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Use studies 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: Z674.75.I58, 025.04
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Carlo Bertot
Public libraries and the Internet : study results, policy issues, and recommendations by Charles R McClure( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving toward more effective public Internet access : the 1998 national survey of public library outlet Internet connectivity by John Carlo Bertot( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1996 national survey of public libraries and the Internet : progress and issues : final report, July 1996 by John Carlo Bertot( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statistics and performance measures for public library networked services by John Carlo Bertot( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here is a book that will help you to measure and improve one of the library's most vital services - providing access to online and network-based resources. The first of its kind and written by a team of research experts, this how-to manual will guide you through the process of measuring and assessing the quality of service you are providing to a new breed of technology-savvy library users. Through practical examples and tested methods, Statistics and Performance Measures for Public Library Networked Services will show you to: establish a core set of performance measures - for your particular setting - that will capture and describe patron use of online resources; collect and organize hard statistics based on the measures you set; assess the services you are providing and identify potential areas of growth; understand how your library's services are being used by patrons; and develop a specific picture of your library's network service and usage that can be communicated to staff, community and new funding streams."--Jacket
Internet costs and cost models for public libraries : final report by Charles R McClure( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Policy issues & strategies affecting public libraries in the national networked environment moving beyond connectivity by John Carlo Bertot( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Planning and evaluating library networked services and resources( Book )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describing techniques for evaluating services provided through library networks - including collection development, group purchases, and reference services - and providing guides for developing, testing, and applying evaluation instruments, this book offers a comprehensive treatment of the planning and evaluation of networked services and resources. With contributions from leaders in the area of e-metrics, it is both an authoritative resource and practical tool."--Jacket
World libraries on the information superhighway : preparing for the challenges of the new millennium by Patricia Diamond Fletcher( Book )

13 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores issues of Internet-based services in libraries and provides practitioners and educators with examples of libraries that have achieved success in this important emerging information area
Evaluating networked information services : techniques, policy, and issues( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains thirteen essays in which attendees at the American Society for Information Science's May 1999 mid-year meeting present a number of perspectives on evaluating networked information services and resources
Public libraries and the Internet : roles, perspectives, and implications by Charles R McClure( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Public Libraries and the Internet: Roles, Perspectives, and Implications explores the impact of the Internet and the expansion of the networked environment on U.S. public libraries through more than a dozen essays written by leading scholars and administrators. Notwithstanding the far-reaching changes wrought by the Internet, this is the first attempt to provide a comprehensive exploration of the subject over time and across areas of practice. This wide-ranging volume, edited by the authors of several national studies tracking the use and involvement of public libraries with the Internet since 1994, offers both description and assessment. It discusses the ways in which the roles and services of public libraries have changed as a result of the Internet and offers a perspective on the meaning and impact of these changes. Perhaps most critically, it also suggests possible futures and opportunities as public libraries continue to evolve in this networked environment"--Page 4 of cover
Digital literacy and digital inclusion : information policy and the public library by Kim M Thompson( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digital Literacy and Digital Inclusion: Information Policy and the Public Library examines the interrelationships between digital literacy, digital inclusion, and public policy. This book emphasizes the impacts of these policy decisions on the ability of individuals and communities to successfully participate in the information society
Libraries connect communities : Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study, 2007-2008( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study assesses public access to computers, the Internet and Internet-related services in U.S. public libraries, and the impact of library funding changes on connectivity, technology deployment and sustainability. The study builds on the longest-running and largest study of Internet connectivity in public libraries begun in 1994by John Carlo Bertot and Charles R. McClure." "This comprehensive report provides information that can help library directors and library IT staff benchmark and advocate for technology resources in communities across the nation. The data also are of importance for policymakers at local, state and federal levels, manufacturers of information and communication technologies, and the communities served by public libraries." "The 2007-2008 report provides data from thousands of rural, suburban and urban libraries in every state; information provided by state library agencies; and feedback from focus groups and site visits in NewYork, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia."--Jacket
Public library Internet services and the digital divide : the role and impacts from selected external funding sources by Charles R McClure( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public libraries, public policies, and political processes : serving and transforming communities in times of economic and political constraint by Paul T Jaeger( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on two decades of original research conducted by the authors, as well as existing research about the intersection of public policy, political discourse, and public libraries, this book seeks to clarify the origins and implications of the current standing of public libraries in public policy and political discourse. It explains the complex current circumstances and offers strategies for effectively creating a better future for public libraries. The main message is that there is a pressing need for public librarians and other supporters of public libraries to be aware of the political process and its implications for libraries and to engage in the policy process to articulate the need for policies that support public libraries. The style is both scholarly and accessible to general readers and should be useful to students, educators, researchers, and practitioners in library and information science. It will also be useful for those engaged in areas of public policy, government, economics, and political science who are interested in the relationships between public libraries, public policy, and political processes. The book offers proposals for policy-making and political strategies that can strengthen the public library and its ability to meet the needs of individuals and communities. The discussion and analysis in the book draw upon data and real world examples including libraries' outreach to increasingly diverse service populations and efforts to meet community needs through innovative partnerships. As the intersection of politics, policy, and libraries has grown in importance and complexity in recent years, the need for a book on their interrelationships is long overdue. -- from back cover
Linking people to the global networked society : evaluation of the OnLine at PA libraries project ; public access to the internet through public libraries by Charles R McClure( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libraries connect communities 3 : public library funding & technology access study( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public libraries and the Internet 2006 : study results and findings( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public libraries and the Internet 2004 : survey results and findings by John Carlo Bertot( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public library use in Pennsylvania : identifying uses, benefits, and impacts : final report by Charles R McClure( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accessibility for persons with disabilities and the inclusive future of libraries by Brian Wentz( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All libraries have patrons and staff members with disabilities, making equitable service a priority for these organizations as they provide diverse services to their entire communities. Although rapid technological changes in recent years have offered challenges to libraries, these same technologies provide opportunities to embrace the concept of accessible library services and create innovative new services for patrons with disabilities. Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities and the Inclusive Future of Libraries, edited by Brian Wentz, Paul T. Jaeger, and John Carlo Bertot, focuses on the issues at the intersection of disability, accessibility, inclusion and libraries. The chapters in this volume provide best practices and innovative ideas to share amongst libraries, explore the roles that internet and communication technologies play in the context of inclusive libraries, illuminate the important contributions of libraries in promoting social inclusion of and social justice for people with disabilities, and help libraries to better articulate their contributions in these areas as they engage with disability groups, funders, policymakers, and other parts of their communities
 
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Statistics and performance measures for public library networked services
Alternative Names
Bertot, John C.

Languages
English (108)

Covers
Planning and evaluating library networked services and resourcesWorld libraries on the information superhighway : preparing for the challenges of the new millenniumEvaluating networked information services : techniques, policy, and issuesPublic libraries and the Internet : roles, perspectives, and implicationsLibraries connect communities : Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study, 2007-2008Libraries connect communities 3 : public library funding & technology access study