Author Archive | martha kyrillidou

ACRL Assessment Discussion Group Meeting at ALA Midwinter

ACRL Assessment Discussion Group Meeting at ALA Midwinter When: Saturday, January 26, 2013 – 4:30pm to 5:30pm Location: Westin Seattle Hotel Fifth Ave Room Moderator: Nisa Bakkalbasi, Assessment Coordinator at Columbia University Speaker: Lisa Hinchliffe, Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction, University Library University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Speaker: Steve Hiller, Director of Assessment […]

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International e-journal of QQML

Dear Colleagues, We ‘d like to announce that the International e-journal of QQML has been in the Internet at: http://www.qqml.net The 1st and 2nd issues are already there, while the 3rd one is expected by end of December. The journal is intended to publish mainly the conference papers but of course it accepts new papers […]

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https://twitter.com/#!/ALA_LRRT

———- Forwarded message ———- From: Moulaison, Heather Lea Date: Mon, May 7, 2012 at 12:26 PM Subject: [LRRT Steering Committee] RE: RE: Re: RE: RE: To be discussed at June meeting: membership benefits To: “lrrtsc@ala.org” I created a Twitter account for LRRT this past weekend: https://twitter.com/#!/ALA_LRRT Be on the lookout for tweets from this account […]

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Library’s Efficiency, Impact and Outcomes: Statistical Evaluation and Other Methods as Tools for Management and Decision-making

Library’s Efficiency, Impact and Outcomes: Statistical Evaluation and Other Methods as Tools for Management and Decision-making Aug 8-9 2012, University of Turku, Turku, Finland http://kirjasto.utu.fi/ifla2012/ Conference programme Wednesday, August 8, 2012 13.00 – 16.30 Guided tour to the libraries in Turku 18.00 – 22.00 Delegate Reception and Evening Party in Moomin World

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Videos demonstrating the value of the library

The University of Washington (UW) Libraries is transforming spaces, processes, and services in creative ways to better serve students during a time of restricted resources. They offer interactive spaces for collaborative study and research, 24/7 online chat with reference librarians, embedded reference assistance for health care teams, and electronic delivery of scanned print materials. Learn […]

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ACRL’s Assessment Committee Program in New Orleans

Stacy L. Voeller, Associate Professor, University College, Minnesota State University Moorhead, reports on the recent ACRL Assessment Panel “Demonstrating the Value of the Library: Assessment Tools and Techniques” organized by Jen Rutner, chair of the ACRL Assessment Committee, and featuring Annette Day (NCSU), Megan Oakleaf (Syracuse), and Steve Hiller (U of Washington). Also, note the […]

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Soft Values, Hard Facts

Featuring Professor Kruse’s work! clipped from thinkquarterly.co.uk Professor Peter Kruse is the founder and CEO of nextpractice, based in Bremen, Germany. Alongside a team of psychologists, economists, sociologists, computer scientists and designers, he develops customised management tools to support entrepreneurial decision-making and empower collective intelligence. Using the ‘nextexpertizer’ tool, Kruse is able to access the […]

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“Towards Demonstrating Value: Measuring the,Contributions of Library Collections to University,Research and Teaching Goals” by Denise Pan, Gabrielle Wiersma, and Yem Fong

Well-done pilot study by Denise Pan, Gabrielle Wiersma, and Yem Fong at the University of Colorado that was inspired by the first ROI study at UIUC. That paper is also worth a look: http://www.goeshow.com/acrl/national/2011/client_uploads/handouts/towards_demonstrating_value.pdf

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