2003-01-01Zeitschriftenartikel DOI: 10.1108/07378830310467355
Philosophische Fakultät I
Outcome-based evaluation is increasingly used for digital library projects. The point of outcome-based evaluation is to establish a project’s effectiveness with its target audience. Although many small-scale human-oriented project outcomes do not readily lend themselves to survey or statistical analysis, other research methods can be used to evaluate the amount and quality of a project’s effect. Anthropology offers not only a suite of observational methods, but standards for persuasiveness that apply equally to academics and to legislators.