Pre- and post-conference workshops will be held on Tuesday, December 4 and Friday, December 7. Half-day workshops are $100; full-day workshop is $180.
Loud Librarians! Communicating the Impact of Your Library
Libraries are awesome, we all know this, but do others? How can we communicate our impact to the people that control our budgets, set our agendas, deciding our future…? In this workshop you will spend some time reviewing who your key stakeholders are and which services they care about.
Creating an Assessment Plan & Data Inventory: Aligning & Managing Metrics of Success
Library literature discusses the necessity for assessment plans, but rarely describes how to create them. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn how to use their library’s strategic plan, data, and other information to craft an outcomes-based assessment plan with relevant metrics that are aligned to institutional goals.
Preparing Data for Visualization
This hands-on workshop will teach participants how to confidently manipulate data for easier reporting and visualization.
Strategic Service Design for Libraries
In this workshop, Paul-Jervis Heath, will focus on applying service design strategically to library services.
Library Spaces: Approaches to Needs Assessment and Post-Occupancy Assessment
This workshop provides an overview of a wide range of methods for assessing learning spaces in libraries.
Library Data Visualization with Tableau Public
Data visualization tools present an opportunity to explore and analyze large data sets, and to convey meaningful information in a dynamic and interactive way. Tableau is one of the most recognizable visualization software suites and it is increasingly being used throughout libraries to share and highlight library data.
Learning Analytics & Academic Libraries: Getting Started, Gaining Traction, Going Forward
This workshop is designed to provide librarians with an overview of learning analytics in academic libraries and higher education institutions. Participants will engage in hands-on activities, guided discussions, and other generative exercises.
Leveraging OpenRefine and APIs to Conduct Large-Scale Collection Analyses
Are you interested in citation analysis or collection assessment but do not have the time to collect and clean up large amounts of data? Join us for a hands-on workshop focusing on tools that make it easier to collect/extract data from reputable databases and practical advice for refining and combining data in meaningful ways.