Annual Conference Session
Come join us for a fascinating discussion at the ACRL ULS Evidence Based Practices Discussion Group. Guest speakers and topics are listed below:
Assessing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts in Your Library
This lively discussion will focus on assessing the need for a DEI plan at your institution. In this session, you will brainstorm ideas for determining the need and methods of gathering data for the creation of your plan. Finally, you will discuss how to assess and benchmark the plan post-implementation.
Presenters: Orolando Duffus, Business Librarian, University of Houston Libraries; and Andrea Malone, Coordinator of Research Services, University of Houston Libraries
Tracking the Elusive Undergraduate Non-User
Generally, obtaining library use and satisfaction information from library users is not particularly difficult. Finding information about non-users of the library is quite another matter. Triangulating data from three information sources (Senior Surveys, LibQUAL+®, and instruction statistics) indicates correlation between instruction and reported rates of library usage. The results can assist instruction and outreach librarians in identifying specific programs to target that may benefit from some attention.
Presenter: Laurel Littrell, Planning & Assessment Librarian, Kansas State University
ALA Unit/Subunit: ACRL_ULS
Meeting Type: Discussion Group
Cost: Included with full conference registration.