Category Archives: Public Libraries

Out with a Bang!

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

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LART celebrates October-Information Literacy Awareness Month

Governors in 25 states–Oregon included— and 1 US territory have issued proclamations of October as Information Literacy Month. The National Forum of Information Literacy (NFIL) website features some excellent work done by our very own Information Literacy Advisory Group of Oregon … Continue reading

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Special Public Library Registration for Assessment Conference

ARL and the University of Washington Libraries are offering a special $200 public library package for the 2014 Library Assessment Conference to be held August 4–6 in Seattle, Washington. This is a discount of more than 50%. From the announcement: … Continue reading

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Free Web Conference Features session on Public Library Metrics and Measurement

This year’s “Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference” , developed by the Nicolet Federeated Library System,features many interesting sessions for public librarians. Of particular assessment interest is “Library Metrics and Measurement: Counting What Counts & Making it Matter“, given by Emily Clasper, … Continue reading

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Benchmarks for Public Access Technology

The Edge Coalition, 13 organizations including the Public Library Assessment and program leader Urban Libraries Council, is dedicated to developing benchmarks and tools for public libraries to strategically plan, advocate, and ultimately meet their communities’ needs for public access to … Continue reading

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