This introduction explains the Institute on Scholarly Communication Opportunity Assessment Instrument.
All participants accepted for the institute’s three-day program development event are encouraged to work with a selected department to complete an opportunity assessment prior to attending the institute.
Second worksheet used in the ARL/ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communications workshop, Increasing the Effectiveness of Your Scholarly Communications Program, held in Indianapolis, IN, on April 9-10, 2013.
In this webcast held on March 5, 2013, Martha Kyrillidou and Shaneka Morris of ARL's Statistics and Assessment program describe how to effectively use data from the ARL Annual Salary Survey to promote higher salaries for library professionals. They highlight salary comparisons from a number of perspectives, including geographic region, type of library (public/private), rank structure, and position categories. The webcast also touches on the history of the ARL Annual Salary Survey and its data collection approach, provides information on the utility of the salary information in the annual ARL publication, and discusses some key changes made to modernize the job categories to reflect current job titles.
Presentation slides used in the ARL/ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communications workshop, Increasing the Effectiveness of Your Scholarly Communications Program, held in Indianapolis, IN, on April 9-10, 2013.
This webcast, recorded April 18, 2013, describes research conducted at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on how libraries and library users value e-books. Presenters include Paula Kaufman, Dean of Libraries and University Librarian; Tina Chrzastowski, Chemistry Librarian and Professor of Library Administration; and Lynn Wiley, Head of Acquisitions and Associate Professor.
The LibValue project (http://libvalue.cci.utk.edu/) is a three-year study funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services to define and measure ways in which libraries create value through teaching and learning, research, and social, professional, and public engagement. LibValue is a collaboration among the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Libraries; and the Association of Research Libraries, with partners at Syracuse University and Bryant University.
Library Support for Faculty/Researcher PublishingARL has released Library Support for Faculty/Researcher Publishing, SPEC Kit 343, which explores ARL member libraries’ activities related to support of faculty and researcher publishing of ...
Registration is now open for “Leading a Strategic Assessment Program in a Research Library: An ARL Seminar for Recently Appointed Assessment Professionals,” to be held in Washington, DC, May 14–15, 2015. This two-day, in-person ...