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CARIDAD SEBASTIAN, Mercedes; MARTINEZ CARDAMA, Sara  and  PUENTE HERNANDEZ, Eduardo. Academic libraries in Ecuador: The reality and situation of digital content services. Investig. bibl [online]. 2018, vol.32, n.76, pp.111-129. ISSN 2448-8321.

Evaluation of universities in Ecuador has been favor able to the use of performance indicators in academic libraries. The aim of this research is to know the state of the issue of digital services in Ecuadorian academ ic libraries to elicit relevant information that can be useful for future institutional evaluating processes. To obtain objective data from libraries, a survey was launched to the managers of 56 academic libraries. From the present study, results about digital services can be obtained as well as opinions and reflections of transversal issues about Academic Library Manage ment and the Librarian Policy of the country.

Keywords : Ecuador; Academic Libraries; Evaluation; Digital Content.

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