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
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.
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
Assessment and provision of services at one’s library always depends upon knowing your population. One great place to find such information, if you’re working in an academic library, is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), provided by the National … Continue reading