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NEW LibValue Website

ARL has debuted their libvalue website.  While the bibliographic database will continue to be located here, all other tools and any new updates can be found on the new ARL site.

Scholarly Reading Reports Revised

Dr. Carol Tenopir's reports on scholarly reading patterns for faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students have been revised and are now available.  These reports are based on studies conducted at five United States universities and two universities in Australia.  These reports may be found at the bottom of the Presentations, Publications, and Reports page or here.

Rachel Fleming-May and Regina Mays to present at SOCHE Library Conference

Dr. Rachel Fleming-May and Regina Mays of LibValue's Teaching and Learning team will be the keynotes speakers at the SOCHE Library Conference in May.  For more information on the conference, go here.  The abstract is below.

Bruce Kingma article on Syracuse study available now

Bruce Kingma's article on the comprehensive study conducted at Syracuse University is now available in Colleage & Research Libraries.  You may go here to read the abstract or the article in full.

Tina Chrzastowski to Present at Charleston Book and Serial Conference

Tina Chrzastowski will be presenting the report of one of the Lib-Value studies at the upcoming Charleston Book and Serial Conference, in Charleston, South Carolina.  Her presentation, with Lynn Wiley and Jean-Louise Zancanella, "Incorporating Ebooks into Humanities Scholarship: Results from a Combined Survey and Use Study at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (a LibValue Study)" is tentatively scheduled for 3:15 on November 8, 2013.  She will also be a panelist in the 2:15 presentation, "Lack of Evidence: Proving ROI for Ebooks Beyond a reasonable Doubt." Both presentations are also listed on our Publications, Presentations, and Reports page, and you can see more on the Charleston Conference 2013 website.

Friday, November 8, 2013

Donald W. King's combined report on the study of library services available now

Donald W. King's report on the comprehensive study of library services is now available here.  This study is a comprehensive assessment of all library services at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Bryant University in Rhode Island.Don's survey instruments from the similar Drexel study:

Success in Teaching and Research WebCast Available on YouTube

ARL has now added the LibValue: Success in Teaching and Research Webcast to the Lib-Value Webcast Series, 2013!  It is available on their YouTube channel under LibValue Webcast Series, 2013.  For more information on the series, check out this press release.  Registration is still open for upcoming sessions - Thursday, August 15 for the webcast, LibValue: Digitized Special Collections, with Gayle Baker and Ken Wise!  

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Donald King's New Article in EBLIP

Donald King's article with Dr. Carol Tenopir, "Linking Information Seeking Patterns with Purpose, Use, Value, and Return on Investment of Academic Library Journals", is now available from the journal Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP).  You can find the article, from King's presentation at the 2010 Library Assessment Conference, at http://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/EBLIP/article/view/19614.  This article will also be added, along with others from the June 2013 issue of EBLIP, to our Lib-Value Bibliography.  

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Scholarly Reading Reports now available

Dr. Carol Tenopir's reports on scholarly reading patterns for faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students are now available.  These reports are based on studies conducted at five United States universities and two universities in Australia.  These reports may be found at the bottom of the Presentations, Publications, and Reports page or here.

Defining Library Value Webcast Available on YouTube

ARL has now added the LibValue: Comprehensive Approaches to Defining Library Value Webcast to the Lib-Value Webcast Series, 2013!  It is available on their YouTube channel under LibValue Webcast Series, 2013.  For more information on the series, check out this press release.  Registration is still open for upcoming sessions - Thursday, June 13 for the webcast, LibValue: Success in Teaching and Research, with Dr. Rachel Fleming-May and Dr. Carol Tenopir!  

Monday, May 20, 2013

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