May 28, 2022

22 Slide Presentations From the Southeastern Library Assessment Conference 2015 Now Available Online

The 2015 Southeastern Library Assessment Conference took place in Atlanta on November 16-17, 2015.

Slide decks from 22 presentations are now available online (single page) and are also listed/linked below.

Consilience with Pete and Charlie: Episode 141 – Live from the Georgian Terrace Hotel
Pete Ludovice, Georgia Institute of Technology – Main Campus
Charlie Bennett, Georgia Institute of Technology – Main Campus

Metrics with Meaning: How Can We Effect Change to Library Assessment Metrics used by Non-Library Organizations
Lisa Horowitz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kirsten Kinsley, Florida State University
Zsuzsa Koltay, Cornell University
Zoltán Szentkirályi, Southern Methodist University

Space Assessment: How They Use It, What They Want
Sara DeWaay, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Battling Survey Fatigue
Meg Scharf, University of Central Florida

Give e-Resources a Chance: A Collaborative Approach to Collection Assessment
Amanda Binder, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Liz Siler, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Design Thinking: An unexpected path to innovation and problem solving
Christine Quirion, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cassandra Silvia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Developing (Good) Practices: A Survey of the Library Assessment Programs in ARL Libraries
Regina Mays, University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Michelle Brannen, University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Sojourna Cunningham, University of Richmond

Participatory User Experience at the Michigan State University Libraries
Ebony Magnus, SAIT Polytechnic

Assessing the Assessment: Evaluating Progress Made Toward Achieving a Culture of Assessment
Adriana Gonzalez, Kansas State University

Wrangling the Megalith: Mapping the Data Ecosystem of the Harvard Library
Mark Shelton, Harvard University

Correlation Between Library Instruction and Student Retention
Mary O’Kelly, Grand Valley State University

Defendable, Persuasive, and Insightful Budget Analysis Methods
Brian Keith, University of Florida

Assessment Data: Building Blocks for Strong Libraries AND Successful Accreditation Reports
Kathryn Crowe, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Crystal Baird, SACS Commission on Colleges

Baking a Cake with No Recipe: Mixing Methods for Discovery Layer Assessment
Ebony Magnus, SAIT Polytechnic
Hui Hua Chua, Michigan State University

Getting to Culture: Strategies for Creating a Culture of Assessment
Maurini Strub, University of Louisville
Samantha McClellan, University of Louisville

Re-zoning Your Library Through Data-driven Space Allocations
Robert Fox, University of Louisville
Bruce Keisling, University of Louisville

Emerging from the Project! Evolving Views of Emory’s Library Use System
Susan Bailey, Emory University
Megan Slemons, Emory University

Statistics, Standards, and Strategies: Leveraging Assessment in Library Strategic Planning
Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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