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Spring into LibQUAL+® with Conference Call Series—Register Now

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ARL is offering a series of free Skype calls designed to support LibQUAL+ survey administrators and to help administrators share expertise with one another. Online registration for the “Spring into LibQUAL+” Skype series is now open for five calls to be held from January through March 2014.

The calls will be hosted by Martha Kyrillidou, senior director of ARL statistics and service quality programs, and Amy Yeager, library relations coordinator for statistics and assessment at ARL.

Register online for one or more of the following calls:

LibQUAL+ New Features
Thursday, January 30
1:30–2:30 p.m. eastern standard time

Preparing Your Survey
Thursday, February 6
1:30–2:30 p.m. eastern standard time

Random Sampling and Communications Planning
Thursday, February 13
1:30–2:30 p.m. eastern standard time

Administering Your Survey, Monitoring Progress, and Initial Data Analysis
Thursday, February 27
1:30–2:30 p.m. eastern standard time

Data Analysis: Turning Results into Plans for Action and Change
Thursday, March 6
1:30–2:30 p.m. eastern standard time

There is no fee for participating in these calls, but registration is required. Registration is open to everyone.

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 125 research libraries in the US and Canada. Its mission is to influence the changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve. ARL pursues this mission by advancing the goals of its member research libraries, providing leadership in public and information policy to the scholarly and higher education communities, fostering the exchange of ideas and expertise, facilitating the emergence of new roles for research libraries, and shaping a future environment that leverages its interests with those of allied organizations. ARL is on the web at http://www.arl.org/.

LibQUAL+® is a suite of services that libraries use to solicit, track, understand, and act upon users’ opinions of service quality. These services are offered to the library community by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). The program’s centerpiece is a rigorously tested web-based survey paired with training that helps libraries assess and improve library services, change organizational culture, and market the library. LibQUAL+ is on the web at http://www.libqual.org/.

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