Author Archive | martha kyrillidou

Usus Travel Award offered by COUNTER goes to Nancy Bennett! Congratulations Nancy!

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 […]

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Focus on presentations re electronic resources at the Library Assessment Conference (August 4-6, 2014) – Seattle

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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ARL ASSESSMENT FORUM – 2014 ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia, Friday, January 23, 1:30-3:00pm

Notes by Karen Neurohr (Oklahoma State) and Martha Kyrillidou (ARL) A gathering of 80+ colleagues interested in library assessment met as usual during Friday before ALA to hear interesting developments in library assessment. This forum takes place twice a year in conjunction with ALA annual and midwinter meetings from 1:30 to 3:00pm on Fridays and […]

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Library assessment gatherings — how many are there?

There is an increasing number of library assessment community gatherings so it’s worth doing a brief update on what’s happening. Historically, what is known as the biennial Northumbria conference with roots in the UK dates back more than a decade ago. Similarly, the biennial Evidence Based Library and Information Science gathering with its roots in […]

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Jefferson Public Library

Another fun highlight from yesterday was the way I became aware of the “Getting a Good Read” piece. So I receive an email from a Jefferson Public Library that is interested in LibQUAL+. Well, we do have a dozen brave public libraries that have implemented LibQUAL+ and surprise surprise — one of them is Jefferson […]

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New August resolution

For a few months now I have been lamenting to myself how this blog has basically become an announcement blog. So, in a new August resolution mode, I am going to try to make this more personal, invigorating and fun! Sometimes I am jealous of Ray Lyons’ blog — his entries are extensive and thought […]

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Registration for the 10th Northumbria Conference is now open.

Dear Colleagues, Thank you for attending the 9th Northumbria Conference in York in August 2011. I’m pleased to announce that registration for the 10th Northumbria Conference is now open. To register for the conference, please visit our website: www.york.ac.uk/conferences/northumbria Following feedback from delegates at the 9th Conference, the next event will be hosted at the […]

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