Reinventing Libraries: Reinventing Assessment

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The City University of New York is pleased to announce a conference:

Reinventing Libraries: Reinventing Assessment

Innovative Practices and Ideas that Challenge the Status Quo

June 6, 2014

The William and Anita Newman Conference Center, Baruch College

This one day conference will run from 8:30-4:30. The conference is national in scope and will address the value of library assessment as a means to improve academic programs, teaching, learning, and facilitating curricular and research activities of students and faculty. The goal of the conference is to share ideas and information on the vital topic of library assessment.

The conference day includes breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon keynote speakers, four breakout tracks, and poster presentations. Registration fee is $50.


Break-out session topics will include:

  • Information literacy assessment, including General Education and learning outcomes
  • Qualitative assessment (for example, ethnographic surveys and other interpretive approaches that evaluate users’ behavior)
  • Collection assessment, particularly digital collections
  • Assessment of library design, furnishings and technology
  • Evaluation of library services in support of online education
  • Value and impact of the library on the greater community

 

Program Planning Committee:

Curtis Kendrick
University Dean for Libraries and Information Resources, CUNY

Daniel Cherubin
Associate Dean and Chief Librarian, Hunter College

Robert Farrell
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Information Literacy and Assessment, Lehman College

Ann Fiddler
Project Management Librarian, CUNY Office of Library Services

Randy Hensley
Professor and Head of Information Services, Baruch College

Amy Stempler
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Library Instruction, College of Staten Island

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