Author Archive | martha kyrillidou

ARL Statistics Serials Count

ARL is changing the way it counts serials in the ARL Statistics Survey for the 2006-07 ARL Statistics survey. After many years of stability in the ARL Statistics definitions where serials were counted as subscriptions we are moving into a count of serials based on titles. In particular titles will be reported in a deduped […]

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EBLIP4 Conference Full papers now available

Forwarded from the uls-l@ala.org listserv, posted on 7/27/2007 We’re pleased to announce the availability of full papers from the recent Evidence-based Library and Information Practice conference, on the EBLIP4 website. Please visit http://www.eblip4.unc.edu/ to download excellent works by Suzanne Grefsheim, Denise Koufogiannakis, and many others – and keep checking back, because we’re working to make […]

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Celebrating 1,000+ libraries in LibQUAL+(R)

You are invited to our celebration! We are delighted that in 2007 we have reached a milestone in LibQUAL+(R): 1,000 libraries across the globe engaged in listening to their users by using the standard survey instrument we have developed collaboratively with Texas A&M university libraries. We are where we are because we stand on the […]

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ARL Service Quality Evaluation Academy – deadline for applications: Jan 31

What is also known as the assessment bootcamp! Learn from experts in quantitative and qualitative methods in this one week intensive training. Bruce Thompson and Colleen Cook are among the most knowledgeable and effective instructors in these areas of expertise. It is an exquisite learning experience for all those who are seriously involved in library […]

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ARL Statistics Webcast – Dec 5, 2006

The value of the library statistics collected by ARL is widely recognized and has formed a foundation for monitoring research library development and identifying trends in scholarly communication. Over the past seven years, the ARL New Measures initiatives have been developing new methods of describing and measuring research libraries; these efforts aim at expanding our […]

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LibQUAL+® Seeks Applicants for 2007 Grant Program

Washington, DC—LibQUAL+® is sponsoring an in-kind grant program for participants in the 2007 LibQUAL+® survey. This is the second year LibQUAL+® has offered the grant program. All interested participants are welcome to apply by June 16, 2006. LibQUAL+® will award up to five institutions with grants to participate in the 2007 survey, with a goal […]

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Introduction – Martha Kyrillidou

I am glad to see the library assessment community expanding with important contributors from Canada! Thank you, Pam! I am the director of the ARL Statistics and Measurement Program and responsible for the collection and publication of the annual statistical compilations of ARL as well as the delivery of services like LibQUAL+. I look forward […]

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