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As many of you know, OLA LART has languished in the last year with no leadership. This will be the last post on this blog until such time as someone decides to pick up the torch. As I say good-bye, … Continue reading
Don’t miss out on this fabulous opportunity to give a presentation at OLA and have it sponsored by LART. Guidelines are here, and the deadline is Wednesday, September 30. Let’s do what we can to make sure there is some … Continue reading
Just attended this helpful webinar led by Annie Downey and Joe J. Marquez from Reed College. Since I missed the boat in promoting this event, I thought I would let you all in LART-land know that Downey and Marquez have … Continue reading
The Oregon Information Literacy Summit is a one-day conference in Hood River, Oregon on Saturday, May 16. Your $35 registration fee covers breakfast AND lunch AND a chance to rub elbows with LART leadership! Among the many fine sessions being offered, Kate … Continue reading
Take a guess–how many assessment-related sessions are offered at ACRL 2015? If you are reading this message and going to ACRL, then chances are you are hoping to attend some of them. To make it a little easier, I have … Continue reading
ACRL has released a new report “Academic Library Contributions to Student Success: Documented Practices from the Field” which synthesizes results from over 70 higher education institutions from across North America which recently completed team-based assessment projects. These projects, from the … Continue reading
Oregon LART misses Rick Stoddart! Check out his most recent article, “The Possibilities are Assessable: Using an Evidence Based Framework to Identify Assessment Opportunities in Library Technology Departments” published in Evidence Based Library and Information Practice.
Do you struggle to determine if your students are comprehending anything in your classes? Are you looking for ways to reinvigorate your teaching and engage students? If so, attend this free webinar next Thursday, December 11 at 1 PM EST. Join … Continue reading
How do we measure the value of public libraries? In Ferguson, Missouri, over recent weeks and months, the tiny public library has been a place of refuge and hope. Many of us, especially in library-land, have been following this amazing … Continue reading
Oregon Community Foundation is soliciting proposals for a statewide needs and opportunities assessment of Oregon’s public libraries. The purpose of the research project is to answer the following questions: What are the roles that Oregon’s libraries currently play in their … Continue reading