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Academic library value : the impact starter kit

Author: Megan J Oakleaf
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"It's up to you to measure the value of your academic library and how it delivers on your institution's goals. The question is how to do it efficiently and effectively. This resource from Megan Oakleaf, who wrote a benchmark 2010 ACRL report on library value, will help you apply value and impact concepts to your own library. It includes 52 activities designed as part of professional development workshops and in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Problems, exercises, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Megan J Oakleaf
ISBN: 9780838915929 0838915922
OCLC Number: 992688914
Description: xiv, 214 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: First things first : Activity #1: Institutional focus areas --
Listening to stakeholders : Activity #2: Stakeholders as the heart of the institution --
Activity #3: Stakeholder role play --
Activity #4: Stakeholder questions --
Activity #5: Stakeholder card sort --
Activity #6: Stakeholder help study --
Activity #7: Stakeholder views of library servicescapes --
Activity #8: Institutional communications audit --
Activity #9: Institutional program review & accreditation audit --
Activity #10: Institutional learning outcomes audit --
Activity #11: Higher education assessment initiatives audit --
Planning for action : Activity #12: Library data audit --
Activity #13: Time audit --
Activity #14: Self audit --
Activity #15: Job task audit --
Activity #16: Job description audit --
Activity #17: Committee audit --
Activity #18: Management audit --
Activity #19: Skill audit --
Activity #20: Professional development plan --
Activity #21: Planning for organizational change --
Activity #22: Planning timeline for change --
Activity #23: Assessment questions for prospective library hires --
Activity #24: To assess or not to assess? --
Activity #25: Assessment fears, challenges, and barriers --
Focusing on impact : Activity #26: Library impact map --
Activity #27: Present and future library impact --
Activity #28: Passive-to-active impact --
Activity #29: Impact vision creation --
Activity #30: Impact on student learning outcomes --
Activity #31: Impact on student retention --
Activity #32: Impact on faculty productivity --
Activity #33: Impact on institutional efficiency --
Activity #34: Impact on institutional prestige and brand --
Activity #35: Thinking impact through --
Activity #36: Keeping impact simple --
Getting to work : Activity #37: Planning for assessment --
Activity #38: Gathering library impact literature --
Activity #39: Engaging the assessment cycle --
Activity #40: Preparing a continuous assessment timeline --
Activity #41: Involving the entire library organization --
Activity #42: Approaching institutional research collaborations --
Activity #43: Approaching human subjects research --
Activity #44: Selecting assessment tools --
Activity #45: Choosing assessment or research --
Activity #46: Planning partnerships --
Activity #47: Considering assessment management systems --
Communicating & decision-making : Activity #48: Reporting results --
Activity #49: Managing the message --
Activity #50: Transforming library fact sheets --
Activity #51: Closing the loop --
Activity #52: Articulating the institutional value of the library.
Responsibility: Megan Oakleaf.
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