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Community of Practice: Assessment

Charge: To facilitate the exchange of ideas and information on measurement, assessment and evaluation in libraries. Meets annually during the Midwinter Meeting.


Fred Reuland (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2022)
Kerry Ward (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2022)

Displaying active committee roster as of 10/24/2021. Last retrieved on 10/24/2021. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Our Work


  • One Discussion Group a year at Midwinter

Expected Time Commitment:

  • Two hours a year - one to work with staff on conference scheduling and one to lead the group meeting

Desired skills, knowledge, experience:

  • Interest or experience with library assessment
  • Small group facilitation skills

Staff contact and role:

  • Kerry Ward,, 800-5454-2433, ext. 5036. Overall management, committee charges/appointments, budget requests, etc.
  • Fred Reuland,, 800-545-2433, ext. 5032. Communication support, discussion group scheduling, 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