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Library assessment is a relatively new area in our profession and has quickly matured into a foundational activity. Libraries perform assessment for a variety of reasons, often guided by strategic plans or because of statistics agency requirements, yet there are many ways that institutions can approach these activities. Three assessment librarians want to hear about how you plan your assessment activities and how you carry out your general assessment practices.
In this e-Forum, attendees will explore:
- General assessment practices in libraries
- Reasons for performing library assessment
- Recommended library assessment trainings
- How assessment work is shared or communicated
Who Should Attend
Library employees working in or interested in library assessment
Anita Hall is the Assessment & Analytics Librarian at the University of Louisville Libraries. Prior to UofL she worked in a variety of academic libraries large and small, with a focus on assessment as the throughline.
Julene Jones is the Director of Library Assessment and the Organizational Effectiveness Librarian at the University of Kentucky. Prior to this she was the Head of Database Integrity at University of Kentucky Libraries where she was responsible for running reports, maintaining the consistency of the database, and authority control.
Lee Ann Lannom is the Assessment Librarian at the Vanderbilt University Libraries. Prior to becoming the assessment librarian, she was a subject librarian at the Peabody Library at Vanderbilt, working with the departments of Teaching & Learning and Special Education.
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