April 8, 2014: Measuring Success: Library Assessments, Outcomes, & Planning Strategy

METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Measuring Success: Library Assessments, Outcomes, & Planning Strategy
Speaker S. Beck, N. Mohess, I. Beckford, B. Bonous-Smit, and N. Bakkalbasi
Full Description

In the era of increased attention to user experience, libraries of all types must be prepared to gather and analyze data on a variety of services, from instruction to reference desk interaction. This event will feature four library assessment projects. Our presenters will demonstrate qualitative and quantitative research methods, discuss infrastructure for managing data, give insight into their analysis project, and explain how their assessment findings were put into practice in their libraries.

Who should attend:
Librarians interested in developing and carrying out assessment projects (or have done so in the past)

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

Identify viable systems of measurement for library assessment projects
Use qualitative and quantitative methods for measuring library success
Plan and carry out a full-scale assessment of their libraries’ services

When?
Tuesday April 8, 2014
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Where?
METRO Training Center (4th floor)
57 E. 11th Street
New York, NY 10003

How Much?
METRO Institutional Member Employee – $10.00
(ends 04/07/2014)
ACRL/NY Member Price – $10.00
(ends 04/07/2014)
Individual myMETRO Member – $10.00
(ends 04/07/2014)
Non-Member – $20.00
(ends 04/07/2014)
When
Organizer This event is co-sponsored by METRO & ACRL/NY

For more information and to register: http://metro.org/events/462/

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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