New England Assessment in Action Symposium — September 13, 2016 — Worcester, MA

ACRL/New England Chapter and the Massachusetts Library System present:

The New England Assessment in Action Symposium Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 9:00am-3:30pm Assumption College, Worcester, MA

One of the biggest challenges for academic libraries is how to measure impact and communicate value to campus leadership and accreditors. Assessment in
Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success is an initiative undertaken by the Association of College and Research Libraries in order to help academic librarians build their skills in carrying out data-driven assessment projects.

Join us for this program to hear from your New England colleagues who participated in AiA, and learn how the academic library community might build on its success at the national and regional level. The program will include:

a�? Keynote address by Irene Herold, 2016-17 ACRL President
a�? Panel of AiA participants who will share their experience with the
a�? Poster presentations on action research projects conducted by AiA
teams from 17 New England institutions
a�? Roundtable discussions on challenges and opportunities in developing
and sustaining library research projects

View the full program (,
including speaker information, poster abstracts, and resources.

a�? $40 Members of ACRL/NEC and MLS
(NOTE: MLS membership is institutional, not individual. If you work in MA, be sure to check the MLS directory to find out if your library is a member.)
a�? $50 Nonmembers

Register online.

About John Pell

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

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