A framework for evaluating the usefulness of digital libraries

Hügi, Jasmin ; Schneider, René

In: Informationswissenschaft zwischen virtueller Infrastruktur und materiellen Lebenswelten : Information Science between Virtual Infrastructure and Material Lifeworlds : Proceedings des 13. Internationalen Symposiums für Informationswissenschaft (ISI 2013), Potsdam, Deutschland, 19. bis 22. März 2013, 2013, p. 1-12

In this paper we present a methodological framework for usefulness evaluation of digital libraries and information services that has been tested successfully in two case studies before developing a corresponding tool that may be used for further investigations. The tool is based on a combination of a knowledge base with exploitable and modifiable questions and an open source tool for... More

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    In this paper we present a methodological framework for usefulness evaluation of digital libraries and information services that has been tested successfully in two case studies before developing a corresponding tool that may be used for further investigations. The tool is based on a combination of a knowledge base with exploitable and modifiable questions and an open source tool for online-questionnaires.