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Books and E-Books Webcast Available on YouTube

ARL has now added the LibValue: Books and  E-Books 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 - join us next week for the LibValue: Comprehensive Approaches to Defining Library Value!  

Friday, May 3, 2013

Common Spaces Webcast Available on YouTube

ARL has now added the Commons Spaces 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!  

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Tina Chrzastowski to present at QQML2013

Lib-Value team member Tina Chrzastowski, of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will be presenting Ebooks or Pbooks? Does Subject Discipline Affect Format Choice in the Humanities? with Lynn Wiley at the 5th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries in Rome, Italy.   

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 to Friday, June 7, 2013

Lib-Value Webcasts Series Now Available on YouTube

ARL has now released 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!  

Monday, March 4, 2013

Lib-Value Webcasts to begin February 14

ARL will be hosting a series of free monthly webcasts highlighting results from the Lib-Value project, beginning with Undergraduate Student Success on February 14 at 1:00pm.  Registration is now open.  A recording of each session will also be freely available on ARL's YouTube channel after each live event.  For more information, see the press release at http://www.arl.org/news/pr/libvalue-webcasts-17jan13.shtml.  To register for a session, go to https://www.etouches.com/ereg/newreg.php?eventid=55525&.  

Thursday, February 14, 2013 to Thursday, August 15, 2013

LibValue Featured at Coalition for Networked Information Meeting

The IMLS-funded LibValue project was recently featured at the December CNI meeting.  Rachel Fleming-May, Teresa Walker, and Martha Kyrillidou gave a presentation on how the library contributes to student success.

LibValue & UT at ALA Midwinter Meeting, January 25-29, 2013

During the ALA Midwinter Meeting's Library Assessment Forum, Steven Smith, Regina Mays, and Teresa Walker will give a panel presentation discussing their work with the LibValue project at the University of Tennessee and their efforts to demonstrate the value of the library.  (The Library Assessment Forum will be held from 1:30 to 3:00 on Friday, January 25.)   Steve Smith, Dean of the UTK Library, will discuss how the value and return on investment studies are used from the perspective of the dean, including how he has used them to support the library, how it meets the needs of an outcome-based budgeting model, and how his campus leadership has responded.  Regina Mays will discuss a similar perspective from an assessment librarians' point of view, and Teresa Walker will demonstrate how the LibValue work has been used to assess student success in relation to the use of the learning commons environment.   Presentation Link:  https://www.libqual.org/documents/LibQual/publications/2013/LAF_ALAMidwinter2013.pdf

Friday, January 25, 2013 to Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Lib-Value at Charleston Conference

 Dr. Carol Tenopir will present her talk, “COUNTER at 10: Evolving Measures of Journal Impact, Value and Utility” at the preconference of the 32nd Annual Charleston Conference in South Carolina (November 7-10, 2012).  Lib-Value will also be represented at the conference by Dr. Rachel Fleming-May (with Rachel Radom and Peter Fritzler) who will present “How do E-Resources Contribute to Teaching and Learning?  Findings from the Lib-Value Project,” by Gayle Baker (with Dr. Fleming-May and Jill Grogg) who will present “What’s the Value of the E-Resources Librarian?” and by Lisa Rose-Wiles (with Dr. Tenopir and Rachel Volentine) who will present “Measuring and Applying Data about Users in the Seton-Hall Library.” 

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 to Saturday, November 10, 2012

King at ARL's 2012 Library Assessment Conference

At the end of October, Don King presented "Assessment of the Use, Value, and ROI of All Academic Library Services," in conjunction with Carol Tenopir, Liz Whitson, and Ben Birch, at the ARL Library Assessment Conference in Charlottesville, VA (October 29-31, 2012).   Lib-Value was well represented, as Ken Wise and Gayle Baker also presented "Methods for Measuring Return on Investment for Digitized Special Collections," and Liz Whitson and Rachel Volentine presented a poster, "Value of Scholarly Reading to Graduate Work: An Academic Survey of 3 U.S. Universities."

Monday, October 29, 2012

Tenopir Presents at Deff Online 2012

On September 25, 2012, Dr. Carol Tenopir spoke at Deff Online 2012, hosted by Denmark's Electronic Research Library, or Danmarks Elektroniske Fag- og Forskningsbibliotek.  Her talk, "Scholarly Reading and the Value of Library Resources," was the keynote in a program covering topics including statistics, news trends and features, open access, and e-books. 

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

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