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The Continuous Process of Keeping Our Student Workers “Up to Speed”    

The One Stop Assistance Desk could not function without our student workers. Making sure they are supported in the highly visible and essential work they do, managing desk duties when we’re at home asleep, is critical. Stefan Del Cotto, the student … Continue reading

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Furniture feedback in Charles Library: part II

Excerpts from the report on the fall 2021 Charles Library furniture study In October of 2021, a variety of new furniture options for Charles Library were placed on display in the first-floor event space. From 8 am to 8 pm, … Continue reading

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Moving Forward: Lessons Learned from the Last 10 Years of Risk Modeling

Last week the Libraries’ Assessment Community of Practice kicked off the year by hosting Alexandra Yanovski-Bowers (Assistant Director for Undergraduate Strategic Initiatives) and Michele Lynn O’Conner (Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies). The discussion was Undergraduate Studies’ work to build a … Continue reading

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An Interview with Gina Calzaferri: Temple’s Director of Assessment & Evaluation

Assessment at Temple University Libraries is part of a robust institutional culture of assessment, fostered by offices like Institutional Research and Assessment. I visited the IRA office last week to talk with Gina Calzaferri, just promoted as Director of Assessment … Continue reading

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Assessment and Games Intersect with Diamond Eyes

This spring Temple University Libraries commissioned a special project as part of the programming year’s theme of Games and Gaming. Nicole Restaino, Manager of Communications and Public Programming, worked with Drexel’s Entrepreneurial Game Studio as they developed a hybrid work … Continue reading

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A Culture of Assessment: The Bryn Mawr Example

This month I had the pleasure of visiting Bryn Mawr College as part of a staff development event hosted by the Assessment Working Group for Library & Information Technology Services (LITS). The group is convened this year by Olivia Castello, … Continue reading

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Assessment in the Real World

This post was made possible by the excellent notes and input from Laura Chance, temporary art librarian at Paley. Thanks, Laura! Last Friday 12 librarians gathered to talk about feedback received from students participating in the Analytical Reading and Writing … Continue reading

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