Statistics and Reports: Data-Driven Decision-Making, an ALCTS Annual Conference Preconference

For Immediate Release
Mon, 04/14/2014

Contact:

Julie Reese
Julie Reese
Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
800-545-2433 ext.5034
jreese@ala.org

CHICAGO "Statistics and Reports: Data-Driven Decision-Making," an Annual Conference Preconference from the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), explores the options for making more decisions based on discoverable statistics and reports. 

This preconference seeks to answer several questions: 

  • What data is collected in technical services?
  • Why is the information collected?
  • How is the data collected and what reports can be generated?
  • How can the data be used to analyze collections, workflow and positions?

Speakers: Michael Levine-Clark, associate dean for scholarly communication, University of Denver; Kari Swanson, chief acquisitions librarian, Yale University; Beth Bernhardt, assistant dean for collection management and scholarly communications, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Join your colleagues from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014 at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

Registration is through the ALA Annual Conference registration form and is $219 for ALCTS members, $269 for ALA members, and just $99 for student and retired members.  Event Code: ALC2

See the ALCTS website for information about other ALCTS events, including preconferences on Streaming Media, Collection Assessment, Preservation, and Scholarly Communication with an Institutional Repository.

ALCTS is a division of the American Library Association.

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