The 2015 Facet Publishing catalogue

James Williams James.Williams at FACETPUBLISHING.CO.UK
Wed Feb 18 11:19:40 EST 2015

The 2015 Facet Publishing catalogue is out now. You can download a PDF of the catalogue here: or email info at to request a paper copy.

Some highlights

Library Analytics and Metrics
Using data to drive decisions and services


With the wealth of data available to library and information services, analytics are the key to understanding your users and your field of operations better and improving the services that you offer. This book sets out the opportunities that analytics present to libraries, and provides inspiration for how they can use the data within their systems to help inform decisions and drive services. Using case studies to provide real-life examples of current developments and services, and packed full of practical advice and guidance for libraries looking to realise the value of their data, this is an essential guide for librarians and information professionals. 

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Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals


"Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals by David Stuart (Researcher in the Centre for e-Research at King's College London) is a 192 page compendium that provides librarians with an informative and practical introduction to web metrics, bibliometrics, webometrics, and data collection tools. Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals will enable librarians to evaluate social media impact, web impact, relationships between entities on the web; and explore traditional publications in a new cyberspace environment. Of special note is Stuart's commentary on the future of web metrics and the library professional. A seminal work of impressive scholarship, Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals is very highly recommended for practicing librarians in community, academic, corporate, and governmental library systems, as well as informational professionals charged with the responsibility for gathering, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting web metrics."
- Midwest Book Review

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