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Monitoring and evaluation of electronic resource use (MEERU)

By: INASP, published on April 3, 2013

Countries: Not specified

Tags: E-resources, Librarians, MEERU,

Training Activity: Monitoring and evaluation of electronic resource use

The MEERU workshop provides participants with the skills to collect usage data from their institution to inform the consortium in the selection and renewal of online resource subscriptions. The MEERU workshop is designed for library staff who have already established an electronic resource service. 

This is a 3-day workshop covering:

  • collection and use of statistical data on the use of electronic resources
  • collection and use of qualitative data on the use of online resources
  • introduction to the eVALUEd toolkit
  • recording, manipulation and interpretation of data by institutions and consortia


The purpose of the workshop is to

  • demonstrate and discuss how to access usage data for electronic resources
  • introduce participants to Evidence Base’s eVALUEd toolkit
  • assist participants to process and interpret quantitative and qualitative data
  • discuss how quantitative and qualitative data can be used by a library consortium

En Español: Monitorización y evaluación del uso de recursos electrónicos

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