Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Recent Conference Materials Available: Library Assessment, Access 2006, Internet Librarian

Material and presentations from 3 recent conferences are available online:
  • Library Assessment Conference (Association of Research Libraries, Sept. 25-27, 2006, Charlottesville, Virginia): "The conference focus is on practical assessment that can be used to improve library service, and includes sessions on customer surveys, focus groups, learning outcomes, organizational climate surveys, performance metrics, evaluating electronic services and resources, and related marketing and management issues." (from the Conference Program)
  • Capitalizing on Access (Ottawa, October 11-14, 2006): "The conference is an eclectic group of technically savvy people who get together every year to share fresh challenges, projects and solutions related to advances in information and library communities (...) Common touchstones at the conference include: customized web applications and search interfaces; open source software; national and provincial consortiae initiatives; information policy; digital media; library catalogue innovations; end user searching behaviours; metadata."
  • Internet Librarian 2006 (Monterey, California, October 23-25, 2006): Connie Crosby has provided links to blogs about the event, to the conference wiki and to a Flickr photo gallery.

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