From COSLA and IML:
Dates and Times
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 4:00 pm ET and Wednesday March 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm ET. The content of the two sessions will be the same.
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About Measures that Matter (MtM)
The Measures that Matter (MtM) was launched in early 2017 through a cooperative agreement between the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA) to address short- and long-term challenges to public library data collection and use. The initiative engaged a wide variety of stakeholders from within the public library field and outside of it. Collectively, stakeholders discussed the need for public library data collection tools to support library operations, programs, resources and services. There was also widespread recognition of the need for data to demonstrate the value of public libraries in the United States.
As follow up to work conducted in 2017, and to help propel the work of MtM forward, the project team recently released a draft Action Plan.
The webinar sessions referenced above are offered as opportunities for public comment on the draft. Members of the MtM Working Group will present the Action Plan in brief and engage with webinar participants around their feedback on it.
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services RE-00-16-0181-16.
Read the Draft Action Plan
Readers of the Draft also Have the Option of Submitting Comments Through the Online Feedback Form