The sixth biennial Library Assessment Conference, held in Arlington, Virginia, October 31–November 2, 2016, brought together 600 participants from 47 US states and the District of Columbia, 7 Canadian provinces, and 12 countries outside of North America. The program offered panel, paper, lightning talk, and poster presentations covering all areas of library assessment. The proceedings, 692 pages, include 28 papers and 62 short papers, representing the diversity of assessment efforts, including data visualization, facilities and spaces, and methods and surveys.
The next conference will be held in fall 2018. The conference is co-hosted by the Association of Research Libraries and the University of Washington Libraries. For additional information, visit the Library Assessment Conference website or send email to LAConf@arl.org.
Travel Awards Available for Underrepresented Professionals for Library Assessment Conference—Deadline August 3, 2018 https://t.co/kwFUg6EMyx #LAC18
Thanks to all who engaged with us over the last year on various MtM activities. The Action Plan is LIVE at https://t.co/JOT7JgcCHy! Watch this space for further opportunities to work together and move the library field forward in understanding, collecting, and using data.
Join authors @CarliSpina and Margaret Cohen of @bclibraries for a discussion of how ARL libraries are meeting the accessibility needs of individuals with disabilities.
SPEC Survey Webcast on Accessibility and Universal Design—Register by June 6 https://t.co/Tmb0upFA3Z #a11y #ARLSPECKit358
#Hiring an Analytics and Assessment Librarian/Specialist (Assistant or Associate) to help w/ strategic planning, and conveying the impact of library services and resources. https://t.co/3XWpdgafBJ #LISjobs#libjobs #libraryjobs
Deadline extended—Submit a paper or poster proposal for the 2018 Library Assessment Conference by May 11 https://t.co/7oc1lawoE3 #lac18