According to ARL News “the Proceedings of the 2018 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment are now available on the conference website.
The seventh biennial Library Assessment Conference, held in Houston, Texas, December 5–7, 2018, brought together nearly 600 participants primarily from North American academic libraries. The program offered paper and poster presentations, as well as invited keynotes, workshops, and practicums, covering all areas of library assessment. The 870-page proceedings contain 80 papers representing the diversity of assessment efforts, including value and impact, library space, methods and tools, digital libraries, and non-traditional users.
The conference is co-hosted by the Association of Research Libraries and the University of Washington Libraries. The University of Houston Libraries and Texas A&M University Libraries were local sponsors for the 2018 event…”
Following the success of this year’s ALPSP Annual Conference and Awards in Old Windsor, we are delighted to share an overview of all the topics discussed. We hope you find this useful and insightful, and, as always, we welcome any feedback you have.
New platform launched: re-live the conference
ALPSP is delighted to be working in collaboration with Cadmore Media, to ensure that all the conference presentation slides, audio recordings and video footage are easily accessible for you. These are all now live on our dedicated site and can be viewed here. All sessions come with subtitles, time-coded transcripts and a search facility, making the content easy to navigate.
The conference highlights video is also now available to watch via our YouTube channel. If you attended, you can re-live the best bits, and if you didn’t, take a look at what you missed!
What can academic libraries do to help build a better and more sustainable future for the world? Organized by Cornell University Library, this four-part webinar series brings together librarians and thought-leaders around the world to address the toughest issues facing the planet as outlined by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Cornell University Webinar Series: How academic libraries can contribute to global development
Webinar 1: The Global Impact of Academic Libraries
October 25th, 10:00am EDT
How can libraries have global impact? What are the SDGs? What are the SDG outcomes for 2030? How can academic libraries help meet these goals?
Host: Gerald Beasley, Cornell University Librarian
Speaker 1: Thanos Giannakopulous, Chief, United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library, New York, New York
Speaker 2: Anne Horn, IATUL President
Webinar moderator: Mary Ochs, Director, Albert R. Mann Library…
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.