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The assessment toolbox

Since starting in this world of assessment I’ve had this idea of my “assessment toolbox.” Re: When I sit down with someone to talk about an assessment project, what tools do I have that can help them? This is where … Continue reading

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Oh my, what to read?

I am a prolific reader. I read all the time. I suspect I’m like a lot of folks – I’ve gone from carrying around a book with me to carrying my smart phone. These days my go to for a … Continue reading

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Picking up the torch

Hmm.. my first post here heading up OLA’s Library Assessment Round Table – I don’t want to screw this up. So, I’m Brooke Robertshaw and I’m the new Assessment Librarian at Oregon State University. I’ve been in my position since … Continue reading

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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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Submit a Proposal to the OLA Conference on Assessment!

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

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Service Design: A Toolkit for Assessment

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

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LART leaders present at IL Summit

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

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Your Guide to Assessment at ACRL 2015

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

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Synthesis of “Assessment in Action” Team Projects

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

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Article by OLA LART founder

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.

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