Tenopir and King present at NFAIS
Dr. Carol Tenopir (University of Tennessee) presented "Scholarly Reading in a Digital Age; Some things change, some stay the same" and Don King presented "Measuring the ROI of Today's Libraries" at the NFAIS Annual Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Friday, June 15, 2012. Dr. Tenopir presented the results of Lib-Value's Scholarly Reading project which used the critical incident technique to examine the impact of scholarly readings to academic success, as well as the impact of electronic journal collections in scholarly reading. The study also examined the library's role in academic success. Don King presented the results of a study on the use, value, and Return on Investment of 77 services at the library of Bryant University. This study was also part of the Lib-Value project. NFAIS is the annual conference of the National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS), a non-profit membership organization of "all those who create, aggregate, organize, and otherwise provide ease of access to and effective navigation and use of authoritative, credible information" (NFAIS website). For more information on the conference or the organization, visit their website.