Michigan Academic Library Association - Event Information - Michigan Academic Library Association

Event Name:
Take charge: communicate value and foster success at your library through ACRL Standards assessment

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


Friday, March 29, 2019

9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City

The MiALA Michigan Community College & Assessment Interest Groups are co-sponsoring a one day pop-up conference that will focus on using the ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education for assessment. The aim is to help guide academic libraries on demonstrating their value and showing their impact to campus constituents. Participants will utilize the ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education to identify institutional priorities and campus collaborators, begin to design an impact model, and learn how to use the results of the ACRL Standards to communicate your library's impact.

Program Schedule
8:30 am Registration
9:00 - 10:30 am Overview of ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education (live webinar)
Andrea Falcone, Associate Director, University of Colorado - Denver
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Panel discussion about assessment

LLPA Grant Assessment Project
Doreen Bradley, Director of Learning Programs and Initiatives, University of Michigan

Library Value Part of the Institutional Effectiveness Principle
Jennifer Dean, Dean of University Libraries and Instructional Technology, University of Detroit Mercy

Mapping to Distance Learning and Assessment
Sandy McCarthy, Faculty Librarian, Washtenaw Community College
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch (included in registration)
1:00 - 3:30 pm Creating an assessment project plan (hands-on program)
Ashley Blinstrub, Research & Assessment Librarian, Saginaw Valley State University
3:30 pm Wrap up
Attend a lively program and take away ideas for getting started or staying on track with promoting your library's value and success.

This pop-up conference is intended for all librarians and administrators: Academic, Community College, 4 year University, and others. Attendees are not expected to have any prior knowledge of using the ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education.

For more information on this program, go to the Community College & Assessment IG Event Page

Event Date:

Event Time:
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Northwestern Michigan College
Traverse City,

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