Michigan Academic Library Association - Event Information - Michigan Academic Library Association
Deadline to submit proposal for ALAO/MiALA Assessment Event
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. Description: This workshop will bring together library staff who wish to learn and share knowledge about assessment practices and projects. Do you have a project or assessment strategy that you would like to share with Ohio and Michigan colleagues? Please consider a proposal for a presentation that describes how you: designed assessments, developed methods, used measures and tools, implemented assessment, communicated with stakeholders, or achieved outcomes. Assessment topics include but are not limited to
Data management and visualization
Digital libraries and repositories
Diversity, equity and inclusion
Instruction, teaching and learning
Increase funding, resource allocation
Marketing, social media, or web design
Programs and services
Research and scholarship
Space and facilities planning and use
User experience, user needs and usability
Proposal Format, Submission, Evaluation, Notification
Proposals are invited for 45 minute presentations or interactive workshops. Please submit a Word document or PDF with title and abstract of your proposal (limit abstract to 250 words). Include brief descriptions of your primary target audience, format, and objectives.
Proposals are due by January 18, 2019.
Please submit proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants will be notified of their status in early February 2019. Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria
Topic is of practical value to librarians who work on assessment
Methods / program addresses an identified need or novel concept
Results / conclusion / outcome demonstrate impact
Abstract is clear and well-written
Registration costs for the workshop will be waived for presenters.