Events on: Friday, June 27, 2014

Library Assessment Forum

u-washington-suzzallo-libraryUW Suzzallo Library, image © Chris DubéARL will host a Library Assessment Forum at the upcoming American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Las Vegas. The forum is open to all who are interested and no registration is necessary to attend.

At the forum, we will discuss the latest plans for the Library Assessment Conference scheduled for August 4–6, 2014, at the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle. Conference planning committee members will describe the ways they are contributing to assessment and to the conference planning, and we will do some community sharing of our earlier Library Assessment Conference experiences.

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ARL Survey Coordinators and SPEC Liaisons Meeting

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The ARL Survey Coordinators and SPEC Liaisons Meeting is a biannual event hosted by ARL at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and ALA Midwinter Meeting. No registration is required.

We look forward to meeting the ARL Statistics survey coordinators and SPEC liaisons at ALA in Las Vegas. Part of the meeting will focus on the work the committee is doing to develop a framework and associated data collection in relation to facilities and special collections. We will also discuss supplemental surveys that are being added to the annual cycle this year, collecting data on budget surveys, sources of funds, and income from student fees.

The SPEC surveys for 2014 are covering the following topics:

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