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 […]
Library Assessment Conference 2008 Proceedings Now Available Washington DC—The proceedings of the 2008 Library Assessment Conference, “Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment,” held August 4–7 in Seattle, Washington, are now available freely on the Web and for purchase in print or on CD-ROM.
clipped from blogs.lib.berkeley.edu Report on the 2008 Library Assessment Conference December 8th, 2008 Submitted by: Pat Maughan
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 […]
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Scott (email@example.com). On a related matter, an “Affinity Lunch Group” met on the last day of the […]
Amos Lakos has generously shared his photos from this year’s conference. For those who attended, take a look and relive the experience. For those who couldn’t make it, get a sense of the week (without having had to endure the unusual Seattle heat).
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
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 […]
We have posted a web page that includes contact information for the panelists along with links to some of the documents we have available to share. http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/atatarka/aplans.html We welcome any comments or questions. Regards, Agnes Tatarka, University of Chicago
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