Tag Archives: data-driven decision-making

Access Services in the 21st Century: The Assessment Chapter

Back in November of 2020, Michael Krasulski (Philadelphia Community College) approached Justin Hill and me about contributing to a new edition of ACRL’s Twenty-First Century Access Services. The 2013 edition was in desperate need of a refresh – so much … Continue reading

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Assessment for Planning: Special Collections Research Center Uses Data to Drive Location Decisions, and More

Planning to move the Special Collections Research Center  from its current space to the new library building takes careful planning, with different challenges than the general collections. For one, there are manuscripts AND books to be stored, with collections that … Continue reading

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Assessment Reflections 2016

January is a time of reflection – this post is just that, some ideas that sparked my interest last year, with hopes of delving into them more deeply in 2017. Sunday morning’s radio listening was doubly-rewarding, as I heard two … Continue reading

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Assessment Drives Decision-Making Process for Health Science Library’s Technology Offerings

Last year I profiled Cynthia Schwarz, Senior Systems & Technology Librarian on her assessment of computer use at the Ginsberg Health Services Library. She was using the software LabStats to analyze the use of computers at the library – the … Continue reading

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