Die Verhältnisse sind unterschiedlich, ein normierter Vergleich macht keinen Sinn. Ein Statement zum BIX

Moeske, Ulrich
April 2015
Bibliotheksdienst;Apr2015, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p529
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The BIX as an instrument used to compare the performance of different libraries produces in many parts not only a contorted picture of library practice, but in addition causes damage, especially if it is used for self-representation purposes in the public. Negligent handling of the figures it is based on, the so-called 'hard facts', leaves the BIX open for interpretation by its recipients. All in all, the fundamental question arises: Should the BIX better be abolished?


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