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  1. Big Data: What We Learned about Information Literacy from 10,000 Students and 1,200 Librarians

      Presenter:  Emily Gover As an ed tech company, EasyBib has unique insight into how students conduct research. How are students interpreting and synthesizing information? How skilled do they consider themselves with key information literacy skills? And h ...

    JHABLEY - 02/25/2016 - 15:31 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  2. Using Data to Improve Your School Library Program

      Participants use state and national data to assess local library programs by analyzing national data sets, relating them to local library programs, and using benchmarks to identify best practices and trends. Ways to use data to advocate for school libra ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 12:55 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  3. The Leadership Potential of School Librarians

      The role of the school librarian...What does that have to do with leadership? This session reviews the findings of a research study, conducted in 2012, that explored the role of the school librarian as perceived by administrators, lead teachers, and sch ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 16:23 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. Give the Kids the Keys: Students Drive the Independent Project

      An independent project lets students drive their own learning. Sometimes the teacher provides a curricular roadmap; other times the student alone determines the direction and pace. This session provides inspiration, examples of student projects, as well ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 16:05 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. The PA School Library Impact Research Study: How to Use Research to Build Support

      Results from an IMLS National Leadership collaborative research project about Pennsylvania school library programs can help all school librarians build support for their school libraries. Participants learn what infrastructure components (funding, staff ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 15:54 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  6. Findings

    Findings NILPPA White Paper T his white paper summarizes the status, concerns, and opportunities in library programming. It is available online, and open to comments from from practicing librarians, library educators, partners, volunteers, library attende ...

    CBARBUS - 12/08/2014 - 13:05 - Programming & Exhibitions

  7. Cultural Programs for Adults in Public Libraries

    About the Survey The Cultural Programs for Adults in Public Libraries survey was conducted in 1998 by the American Library Association Public Programs office in cooperation with the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science ...

    CBARBUS - 08/20/2014 - 08:55 - Programming & Exhibitions

  8. Research from the ALA Public Programs Office

    The ALA Public Programs Office promotes cultural and community programming as an essential part of library service. Research and evaluation both play an important role in demonstrating the value of library public programs. The following links include rese ...

    CBARBUS - 01/16/2014 - 16:25 - Programming & Exhibitions

  9. Publications by the Office for Research and Statistics

    Available publications Research on Libraries and Librarianship: Yearly Article in Library and Book Trade Almanac Research and Statistics on Libraries and Librarianship in 2012 (.pdf), reprinted from the Library and Book Trade Almanac (Bowker Annual), Vol. ...

    NROSE - 10/24/2013 - 10:57 - Offices of the American Library Association

  10. Statistics-- Library

    Where to find the numbers Academic Library Statistics Public Library Statistics School Library Statistics Statistics About Libraries, provided by the ALA Office for Research and Statistics Library Fact Sheets The ALA Library responds to inquiries from sta ...

    RGERBER - 12/04/2015 - 15:25 - Professional Tools