LibQUAL+® to Offer Training at ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia

LibQUAL+ will offer a series of free workshops for current and potential participants in conjunction with the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Monday, January 27, 2014.

LibQUAL+ Survey Introduction
Recommended for all first-time survey administrators. This session provides new and prospective LibQUAL+ participants with information on the project’s development and origins, as well as basic practical information for getting started with the survey at your library. A buffet breakfast will be served.
Date: Monday, January 27
Time: 8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
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LibQUAL+ Survey Administration
Recommended for both first-time and repeat survey administrators. This session provides all participants registered for LibQUAL+ survey administration with practical information for administering the survey at your library, including articulating survey objectives/desired outcomes, creating an assessment group or team, marketing your survey, navigating the LibQUAL+ online system (preferences, customization, monitoring survey progress), and obtaining results. Lunch will be served.
Date: Monday, January 27
Time: 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
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LibQUAL+ Survey Results
Recommended for library staff who have participated in the survey. This session will (a) provide an overview of recent LibQUAL+ participation, (b) report the latest research, (c) help participants to begin to interpret their institutional notebooks, and (d) share best practices in using the results. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions related to the results, provide feedback on their survey experience, learn from other participants, and discuss how to put LibQUAL+ results into action. Please bring your results notebooks if you have specific questions regarding your results.
Date: Monday, January 27
Time: 2:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
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