% under 5 years of age
% 5-17 years of age
% over 65 years of age
|City and County Data Book or State Planning Office
||Check projected student population
Check current student population
Has senior population grown in the last 5 years?
|Total Registered Borrowers
||Get current + 5 years ago
|% of community aware of various library services:
Basic circulation services
Children's story hours
Kiosk displays in mall
Interlibrary loan services
||Is the library well known?
Do we need to publicize some services better?
|Turnover rate: our library
Turnover rate: other libraries
|How active is the collection?
Comparisons with similar size libraries in state
||Who accounts for what part of our circulation?
|% of students (K-12) who have visited the library:
within the last month
within the last year
|Survey (Get data at the building level)
||Which schools account for most of our student use? How could we target a
library/faculty relations program?
|Subject and Author Fill Rate
||Output Measures for Public Libraries, 2nd ed./Survey
||How well are we doing?
|Ratio of additions to total library holdings
||Help in diagnosing the currency of the collection
Note: Prepared from the point of view of a library emphasizing circulation of popular materials and services to K-12 students. (McClure 1987, 21)
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