Archive | LAC 2008

Dear Assessment Community: The latest edition of the LibQUAL+®: Update is now available online at: http://www.libqual.org/documents/admin/LQUpdate_May2009_FINAL.pdf. In this issue: 2009 Session I Survey: Deadline Approaching Library Assessment Conference Proceedings now available Summer Events with LibQUAL+®: Library Assessment Corner And more! If you have any questions about this publication or the LibQUAL+®: service in general, please […]

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2008 Library Assessment Conference description

by Kathy Crowe at UNCG (click the clipped from link to read the whole article) clipped from uncglibprofdev.blogspot.com Library Assessment Conference (LAC), August 4-6, 2008, Seattle, Washington, Sponsored by Association of Research Libraries, the University of Washington Libraries and the University of Virginia Library. Mike Crumpton and I (Kathy Crowe) attended this conference and also […]

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LAC2008: Poster, “Proving Value and Preserving Staff Sanity: A Centralized Data Repository”

For a description of the poster, please see the abstract (#7, page 13). You can view the poster here. For those interested in the progress of the process described in the poster, you may contact Kay (kay.chapa@utsouthwestern.edu) or Scott (scott.carpenter@utsouthwestern.edu). On a related matter, an “Affinity Lunch Group” met on the last day of the […]

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Wanda Dole’s Library Assessment Conference days

See these links for a description of the Library Assessment Conference through Wanda Dole’s eyes as she shares the experience with her staff in her library’s blog: http://blog.zsr.wfu.edu/pd/2008/08/05/library-assessment-conference/ http://blog.zsr.wfu.edu/pd/2008/08/06/library-assessment-conference-contd/ And, also … another blog posting: Should we serve bagels or croissants? An irreverent look at library assessment A blog posting by Maira Bundza: http://mairaslibraryblog.blogspot.com/2008/08/library-assessment-conference-08.html

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Discussion of Data Credibility perhaps in 2010?

A topic I hope we can explore further in 2010 is credibility of assessment data, a recent emphasis in performance measurement in the federal government: The Reports Consolidation Act of 2000 requires federal agencies to assess completeness and reliability of performance data (i.e. data created in compliance with the Govt. Performance and Results Act of […]

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LAC 2008 – wayfinding presentation

We have posted a web page with links to our wayfinding powerpoint presentation, our full study instrument from the 2007 follow-up study, and the paper we wrote for the 2006 Library Assessment Conference. We welcome any questions or news about your wayfinding study. http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/atatarka/wayfinding.html Agnes Tatarka and David Larsen, University of Chicago

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