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Project RAILS: Lessons Learned about Collaborative Rubric Assessment of Information Literacy Skills
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015)
Rubric assessment of information literacy is an important tool for librarians seeking to show evidence of student learning. The authors, who collaborated on the Rubric Assessment of Informational Literacy Skills (RAILS) research project, draw from their shared experience to present practical recommendations for implementing ...
Watch and Learn: Assessment of Online Video Tutorials
(2014 Library Assessment Conference, 2014)
In 2009, the University of Washington Libraries began producing online screencast tutorials as a way to support library instruction and to serve as point-of-need assistance in answering reference questions by email or chat reference. Research has shown that students are capable of learning from video tutorials, but while the ...
Unpacking Identity: Racial, Ethnic, and Professional Identity and Academic Librarians of Color
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2014)
The motivation for “Unpacking Identity: Racial, Ethnic and Professional Identity and Academic Librarians of Color” was the question of why in spite of evolving efforts, does racial and ethnic diversity among academic librarians remain virtually unchanged? And what impact working in a predominantly white profession has on ...
Assessment Management Systems: Questions to Spark Librarian Engagement
(Journal of Academic Librarianship (Elsevier), 2013)
In recent years, ever-increasing demands for accountability have had an impact on all sectors of higher education. As a result, assessment has become central to the work of higher education institutions nationwide. Initially, many institutions scrambled to gather whatever assessment data they could find, and the handling ...
Cultural competency on campus: Applying ACRL’s Diversity Standards
(College & Research Libraries News, 2014-06)
The ACRL Diversity Committee released the "Diversity Standards: Cultural Competency for Academic Libraries" in 2012. With strong support from our administration and clear guidelines from the standards, the University of Washington (UW)-Bothell and Cascadia Community College Campus Library Diversity Team formed in the autumn ...
The North Carolina State University Libraries' Alt-Textbook Project: Open Education That Opens a Door to the Library
(ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2017)
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Three Thousand Library Users Can’t Be Wrong: Demonstrating Library Impact Using One Open-Ended Survey Question
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2018)
Librarians seeking to balance quantitative value measures with qualitative methods should consider the inclusion of critical incident technique (CIT) questions into their library value inquiries. Even the addition of one well-conceived CIT question in a larger survey question pool can provide valuable stories in users’ own ...
Case Study: Implementing a Sustainable, Long-Term Student Learning Assessment Program
This case study offers a model and set of practical approaches to implementing a sustainable, long-term student learning assessment program. While many academic libraries assess student learning outcomes, and the literature offers a variety of techniques and models for doing so, librarians can still struggle to build this ...