ARL hosted a series of three meetings focused on library assessment issues on January 8. The first was a roundtable of former participants in the March and November 2014 and May and October 2015 sessions of Leading a Strategic Assessment Program in a Research Library: An ARL Seminar. The group shared updates on their local […]
When reporting collection statistics, how do research libraries treat Institutional Repository (IR) content? The ARL Statistics annual survey asks libraries to report the number of titles that are discoverable, specifically, “…the total number of titles catalogued and made ready for use”. However, many special collections and IR materials are available only through the IR environment […]
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Dear Colleagues – The Usus Supervisory Board is pleased to announce that we have a winner of the Usus Travel Award! Nancy Bennett, Electronic Resources & Systems Librarian at Carroll University, has written the winning opinion piece about usage statistics. You can read it here: http://www.usus.org.uk/news-opinions/. Thanks to the generosity of COUNTER, Nancy will receive […]
2014 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable and Practical Assessment By Martha Kyrillidou, Steve Hiller and Amy Yeager Submitted to Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, E-Resource Round Up, Vol. 26, No. 4 The fifth gathering of the biennial Library Assessment Conference took place in Seattle, August 4-6, 2014, with pre- and post-conference workshops before and […]
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Everyone’s headed to Seattle in our latest comic! (With the exception of Steve, of course…)
Final Call – Proposals due Friday, May 2 – Tina E. Chrzastowski, Head of Access & Delivery Services, University Library, Santa Clara University – On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee, we would like to invite you to submit a proposal for the Access Services Conference 2014, Unlocking the 21st Century Library. This year’s event will be held […]
Our newest comic announces open registration for the 2014 ARL Library Assessment Conference.
Proposal notifications are on the way! Please give us a few days to send out all of the emails. You will hear from us soon! In the meantime, enjoy our latest comic strip.