12th International Conference


This conference has taken place.  Presentations, photos,  and a storify of the event are available.

The 13th International Conference will take place in Aberystwyth, Wales, in the summer of 2019.  Further information will follow in due course.


The Bodleian Libraries and the Conference Board are pleased to announce that the 12th International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries will be held 31st July – 2nd August 2017 in Oxford, UK. The theme is:

Communicating value and leadership: from strategic to micro assessment

The Conference seeks to bring together practitioners, researchers, educators and students interested in all aspects of performance and measurement in library and information services in any context. The conference provides a mix of invited speakers, contributed papers, short papers, posters, and workshops that stimulate discussion and provide workable ideas for measuring and improving library performance and/or propose new concepts and techniques to further advance the field.

The conference is the longest-running conference on this subject and is truly international, welcoming participants from all countries and continents.

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