Author Archives: Heidi

LOEX 2015 seeking proposals

Proposals are due Friday, November 21, 2014 for the LOEX 2015 conference, scheduled for Thursday, April 30 – Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The conference theme is “Perfect Your Craft.” LOEX is a conference focusing on innovations in … Continue reading

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School Librarians: Free Online Assessment Webinar!

How do you provide concrete, measurable evidence for abstract concepts like leadership and instructional best practice? How can you provide this kind of evidence without adding to an already jam-packed workload? Why is it so important that school librarians do … Continue reading

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9/19 3:00 p.m. @ Lewis & Clark: “Discovering Information: Investigations into How Students Search”

Dear Colleagues:  You are cordially invited to attend the 15th Annual Johannah Sherrer Memorial Lecture at Lewis & Clark College on Friday, Sept. 19 beginning at 3:00 PM in Smith Hall, Albany Quadrangle.  Our speaker this year is Andrew Asher, … Continue reading

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The Data-Driven Library part 2

On Wednesday, Dec. 11, Library Journal hosted the second of a three-part series on using data to drive decisions in an academic library. The webcast is available for viewing, and here’s a summary. The webinar contained two presentations: 1. “Making … Continue reading

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The Data-Driven Library part 1

On Wednesday, Dec. 4, Library Journal hosted the first of a three-part series on using data to drive decisions in a library. The webcast is available for viewing, and here’s a summary. Sarah Tudesco, Assessment Librarian at Yale University, organized … Continue reading

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Pre- and post-test assessment in an introductory Business class

At the University of Portland library we have been running a pre- and post-test assessment in an introductory Business class, BUS 100, since Fall 2011. At that time, the reference and instruction team wanted to incorporate more assessment into our … Continue reading

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