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Statitics vs perception

I’m the first to admit there are times when I’ve wanted to save a book from weeding just because I like it or think it’s ‘worthy’ somehow. Haven’t we all? Recent news articles about some USA librarians creating fake patrons … Continue reading

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Truth, value & stats

On Friday I started filling in the annual APLM (Assoc Public Library Managers) statistics spreadsheet. APLM collect a wide variety of stats about issues, people through the door, staff numbers, budget etc. All good stuff, and useful in all kinds of ways. … Continue reading

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10 year budget time

I’m helping my boss with the 10 year LTP budgets. It’s kind of a big task – 10 budgets x 50 or so rows x 10 years = oodles of entries! On the other hand, Council has a really user … Continue reading

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