RESOURCE: Setting a Foundation for Assessing Content Reuse White Paper

The Digital Library Federation’s Assessment Interest Group (AIG) has released a white paper on the results of its IMLS-funded Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects project.

This white paper (a) provides a broad overview of the Measuring Reuse project, including background information on the AIG, (b) outlines the methods used by the project team, (c) summarizes results, and (d) discusses potential next steps.

According to the white paper, proposed next steps include the development of a reuse assessment toolkit. The team will also present the project results at the DLF Forum, the Library Assessment Conference, and the Grey Literature 20 Conference.

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