2019 CC IG Event

Take charge: Communicate value and foster success at your library through ACRL Standards assessment

Friday, March 29, 2019
Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City

The MiALA Michigan Community College & Assessment Interest Groups are co-sponsoring a one day pop-up conference that will focus on using the ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education for assessment. The aim is to help guide academic libraries on demonstrating their value and showing their impact to campus constituents. Participants will utilize the ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education to identify institutional priorities and campus collaborators, begin to design an impact model, and learn how to use the results of the ACRL Standards to communicate your library's impact.

This is a day long event starting at 9 a.m. and ending approximately at 3:30 p.m. The program will include a live webinar with Andrea Falcone from the University of Colorado Denver providing an overview of the ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education, followed by a panel and facilitated discussions by other librarians.

Attend a lively program and take away ideas for getting started or staying on track with promoting your library's value and success.

This pop-up conference is intended for all librarians and administrators: Academic, Community College, 4 year University, and others. Attendees are not expected to have any prior knowledge of using the ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education.
 

Call for Proposals


How do you demonstrate the value of your library to your campus community? What are you doing beyond gate-counts and collection statistics to communicate the difference your library makes in the teaching and learning life of faculty and students? Join the Michigan Academic Library Association’s (MiALA) Community College & Assessment Interest Groups for a one-day pop-up conference to learn about the many assessment options available for academic libraries. Take charge: Communicate value and foster success at your library through ACRL Standards assessment takes place on Friday, March 29, 2019 at Northwestern Michigan College in beautiful Traverse City.
 
Along with a presentation by Andrea Falcone, ACRL trainer from the University of Colorado-Denver, there will be a panel presentation and breakout sessions. We are looking for presenters to share their ideas and experiences as breakout sessions. No need to be an expert! While the pop-up covers the ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education, sessions can deal with any aspect of assessment. Come and help others discover the means you have developed to share the story of what your Library achieves. Proposals dealing with different methods of assessing a variety of library services are welcome:
  • Collections
  • Education and Information Literacy
  • Space
  • Consultations
  • Management
  • Other services
 
Submit your proposals here:  https://goo.gl/forms/fPs986iaDB9DCPB42
 
Proposals are due: Friday February 15, 2019
 
If you have any questions, please contact:
 
Mary Beeker, Northwestern Michigan College, mbeeker@nmc.edu
Hui Hua Chua, Michigan State University, chua@msu.edu
Stephanie Davis, Northeastern Michigan College,  sdavis2@ncmich.edu
Sandy McCarthy, Washtenaw Communication College, mccarthy@wccnet.edu