Friday, January 15, 2010
1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Library Assessment Forum:
Effective, Sustainable, and Practical Assessment
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 led a discussion on the research that has taken place to this date and engaged the community to shape the ROI methodologies developed. The Forum also included a presentation by Linda Plunket (Boston University) regarding their efforts to create a culture of assessment. An update and community discussion about the 2010 Library Assessment Conference to be held on October 25–27 in Baltimore, Maryland, concluded the meeting.