Registration is now open for the 2010 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment, the only conference in North America to focus solely on library assessment. It will be held October 25-27, 2010, along the historic and scenic Inner Harbor of Baltimore, Maryland. It is co-sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the University of Virginia Library, and the University of Washington Libraries.
A full range of library assessment activities will be covered, including digital libraries, collections, information literacy and learning outcomes, statistics and management information, methods and tools including LibQUAL+®, organizational issues, performance measurement, space planning and utilization, usability, usage and e-metrics, user needs, and value and impact.
The 2010 conference will include five keynote speakers:
- Fred Heath on Library Service Quality
- Joe Matthews on Performance Measures and Balanced Scorecard
- Danuta Nitecki on Assessment of Library Spaces
- Megan Oakleaf on Learning Outcomes and the Library
- Stephen Town on Value and Impact
Who Should Attend?
This event is geared toward all library and information professionals interested in assessment activities.
For more detailed information, visit the conference Web site at http://libraryassessment.org/
Register online: http://libraryassessment.org/reg/
Pre- and Post-conference Workshops
Two full-day and four half-day workshops are available in tandem with conference registration. For information on these pre- and post-conference workshops, please visit http://libraryassessment.org/workshops/index.shtml.
Leah was appointed Executive Director of the Charleston Conference in 2017, and has served in various roles with the Charleston Information Group, LLC, since 2004. Prior to working for the conference, she was Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Charleston for four years. She lives in a small town near Columbia, SC, with her husband and two kids where they raise a menagerie of farm animals.