Resources Committee

Community of Practice: Assessment

Charge: To explore and foster emerging and best practices in assessment of physical and digital resources such as collections, facilities, websites, and discovery tools.

Roster

Margaret Atwater-Singer (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Dr. Patrick T. Colegrove (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Marissa A. Ellermann (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Jessica B. Hayes (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ashley P. Ireland (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Helen Look (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Richard Paustenbaugh (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mr. Alessandro Russo (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Kerry Ward (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2022)

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Our Work

Deliverables:

  • Programming on the topics of assessment of physical and digital resources (e.g., conference program at the Annual Conference, preconference workshop, webinars, publishing in LL&M or in other LLAMA communication vehicles)
  • Networking with groups of colleagues in other divisions who share interest in the assessment of resources (e.g., PLA, ALCTS, etc.)

Expected time commitment:

  • Approx. 12-25 hours for conference calls, program development, and program/social attendance if individually desired at the Midwinter Meeting or the Annual Conference

Desired skills, knowledge, experience:

  • Engagement with exploring emerging and best practices in assessment of resources
  • Any amount of program development experience from novice to expert
  • Interest in engaging with colleagues/networking

Staff contact and roles:

  • Kerry Ward, kward@ala.org, 800-5454-2433, ext. 5036. Overall management, committee charges/appointments, budget requests, etc.
  • Fred Reuland, freuland@ala.org, 800-545-2433, ext. 5032. Webinar production, program planning and scheduling, conference support, etc.

Resources available:

  • Ongoing consultation with the leader of the Assessment Community of Practice leader: Consuella Askew, 2017-2018 membership cycle, and others active within LLAMA’s Assessment Community
  • Leadership and coordination of LLAMA’s engagement in assessment topics
  • Access to funding upon request and review
  • Virtual meeting support