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ARL Library Assessment Forum in Anaheim

This summer’s Library Assessment Forum featured presentations on the Lib-Value project. There was also a brief update on the upcoming Library Assessment Conference in Charlottesville, Virginia. Below are PDF versions of each presentation, ready for download: Carol Tenopir (Tennessee), The Lib-Value Project: Status Report Bruce Kingma (Syracuse), Valuing the Academic Library Steve Hiller (Washington), Martha […]

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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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3rd QQML 2011 International Conference

QQML2011 at the end of May in Athens, Greece (http://www.isast.org/qqml2011.html) was marked by a robust program and an engaging audience. Below are two sessions featuring ARL planning and assessment activities and strategic planning by ARL member libraries. It was decided that the 4th QQML 2012 International Conference will be organized in Limerick, Ireland. Thus, I had to […]

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2nd biennial Kathleen A. Zar Symposium, University of Chicago

Space is still available for the 2nd biennial Kathleen A. Zar Symposium titled “We’re Teaching, But How Do We Know If They’re Learning?” taking place Friday June 3, 2011. The deadline for registering is Friday May 20. Registration cost is $70 and includes continental breakfast, lunch buffet and conference materials. A link to register and […]

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CRL Article Uses ARL Statistics to Explore the Impact of the Academic Library on Student Persistence

Using the annual ARL Statistics and IPEDS data on student persistence, Mark Emmons and Frances C. Wilkinson (University of New Mexico) answer affirmatively the question of whether the academic library impacts student persistence. The study, “The Academic Library Impact on Student Persistence,” “explores the relationship between traditional library input and output measures of staff, collections, […]

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Library Value Statements (Value & Impact Workshop)

In preparation for Stephen Town’s Value & Impact Workshop, hosted by ARL, on June 28 in Washington, D.C., participants are bringing value statements from their libraries and institutions. We encourage all members of the library assessment community to post their own institutional value statements here on the blog. Feel free to copy and paste the […]

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IMLS grant on Lib-Value featured at the ARL Library Assessment Forum

Friday, January 15, 2010 1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Library Assessment Forum: Effective, Sustainable, and Practical Assessment InterContinental Hotel Griffin/Robinson Room Boston MA The forum focused on the recent IMLS grant on Return on Investment (ROI) awarded to ARL, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the University of Tennessee with a presentation by Carol Tenopir, co-PI, who […]

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