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Event Name:
Practical Assessment: From Beginner to Expert

Event Type(s):
Interest Group Meetings/Events
Other Library Programs

Practical Assessment: From Beginner to Expert will be held in Toledo, Ohio on March 8, 2019 and is co-hosted by the University of Toledo Libraries.

This workshop will bring together library professionals who wish to learn and share knowledge about assessment practices and projects across the spectrum of academic libraries and the wide range of activities that librarians assess. This collaboration between ALAO and MiALA will offer ideas and solutions from colleagues across Michigan and Ohio libraries. Please see the Workshop Program for full. details. Registration closes March 4th.

Full Conference Schedule:

Friday March 8th 2019

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Registration and breakfast

9:45 am - 10:00 am


10:00 am - 10:45 am
Session 1: The Proof is in the Pudding: An Assessment of User Experience Improvement Efforts as a Response to Declining Enrollment
Speakers: Josh Olsen, Kettering University; Dawn Winans, Kettering University; Emily Dunn, Kettering University

10:45 am - 11:30 am
Session 2: Faculty Citation Study for Collection Development and Outreach
Speaker: Bethany Spieth, Ohio Northern University

11:30 am - 11:45 am

11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Session 3: Improving Instruction Sessions through Pre/Post-Survey and Reflective Practice
Speaker: Hanna Schmillen, Ohio University Libraries

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Session 4: Assessment of Library Impact and Value : Demonstrating That Your Library is a Great Investment
Speakers: Tonya Fawcett, Grace College; Anita Gray, Huntington University

2:25 pm - 3:10 pm
Session 5: Project Management Fundamentals for Collection Assessment
Speaker: Katherine Mason, Eastern Michigan University

MiALA and ALAO Members: $30.00 (includes lunch)
Non-members: $40.00 (includes lunch)

For more information and to register, go to the ALAO event registration page.
The purpose of the ALAO Assessment Interest Group is to provide a vehicle to discuss and share issues and developments pertinent to assessment in Ohio academic libraries. Topics of interest would include assessment of library impact and value, organizational performance, collections, student learning outcomes, rubrics, user attitudes and behaviors, as well as effective research methodologies, techniques for data analysis, and data visualization.
The MiALA Assessment Interest Group exists to serve the needs of academic librarians in the state of Michigan by communicating to its membership and to the membership of MiALA at large the research and practice of many aspects of assessment within the library. The interest group is also an organizing body to help facilitate opportunities for learning and professional growth within this topic area.
About University of Toledo Libraries
The University of Toledo Libraries strives to be the intellectual center of the university by enriching the student learning experience, facilitating research at all levels and engaging the community through innovative educational services, resources and technologies, all within a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment. The Libraries purpose is to drive excellence in life-long learning, discovery, and engagement by fully integrating services, state-of-the-art technologies, and unique collections into all aspects of the institution.
Please direct questions to ALAO Assessment Interest Group Co-chairs Jen Starkey jms565@case.edu and Anna Liss Jacobsen jacobsa8@miamioh.edu

Event Date:

Event Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

University of Toledo Libraries
Carlson Library, Room 1005
2801 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, OH 43606-3390

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