Assessing the Value of Academic Libraries

ACRL MD is pleased to be a co-sponsor for an upcoming program at Towson University featuring Megan Oakleaf! For more information, contact Patty MacDonald.

Assessing the Value of Academic Libraries: Strategies, Tools and Techniques
West Village Commons, Ballroom B,
Towson University, Towson, MD
March 21, 2012
Presenter: Megan Oakleaf, MLS, PhD


Agenda:
9:30-9:45am  Check-in with continental breakfast provided

9:45-noon  Overview of the ACRL Value of Academic Libraries initiative, recommendations from the report, and group discussion.

12–1pm  Lunch

1-3:15pm  Group discussion and exercises to lead participants to define the value of their libraries within the context of their institutions, to consider strategies for demonstrating value through assessment, and to communicate value to stakeholders.

3:15-3:30pm  Wrap-up

Lunch:
Lunch is available for $7.49. You may also bring your own (note that most venues at Towson will be closed for spring break)

Assorted wraps (salmon, chicken & vegetable); soda & water, cookies (make check payable to Towson University or pay cash at the door

Registration:
Register here by March 12, 2012 (free with $7.49 lunch option)

Parking:
Visitor Parking, 1st Floor, West Village Garage, Emerson Dr., Towson University (take Emerson Dr. off Towsontown Blvd.). Pay at Parking Pay Station, $2/hr; $6 maximum (credit card or cash, exact amount).

Campus Map
Directions to Campus

Sponsored by the Albert S. Cook Library, the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI); Maryland Information Literacy Exchange (MILEX) and ACRL MD.

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