UCB Libraries

Campus & Flatirons

Libraries Policies:
     Criteria for Evaluating System Enhancements (COG Policy)

General Objective

The Libraries should maintain and enhance the quality and integrity of the system and system content in order to serve the needs of the Libraries’ primary clientele-- students, faculty, and staff--and the citizens of Colorado.

 

Overall Criteria

Ability to implement product or project organizational support

project plan

resources

Impact of product or project immediacy

impact on patrons

impact on workflow

number of people who would benefit

Impact on integration resources

services

system or subsystems

Quality of product or project cost/benefit analysis

ease of use

effectiveness of design

efficiency of design

Status of product or project as a prior commitment
Technological currency of product or project

 

Definitions of Criteria

 

  • Ability to implement product or project
    Assesses the Libraries’ ability to commit to and support a product or project.

  • Impact of product or project
    Assesses the internal and external effects of implementing a product or project.

  • Impact on integration
    Assesses the ability of a product or project to integrate successfully with the Libraries’ system, resources, and service efforts.

  • Quality of product or project
    Assesses the inherent merits and characteristics of a product or project.

  • Status of product or project as a prior commitment
    Assesses the relationship of a product or product to outstanding commitments from prior years.

  • Technological currency of product or project
    Assesses the quality of a product or project in terms of technological advances and state-of-the-art currency.

last modified on 9 Sept 1997