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Update on ACRL Value of Academic Libraries Initiative at ALA MW

December 16, 2015 Kara Malenfant 0

Join ACRL’s Value of Academic Libraries Committee for an update session on the Value of Academic Libraries initiative during the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston, Mass., on Sunday, January 10, 2016, 1:00 – 2:30 PM, in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Room 253 C. Learn about a proposed new objective for ACRL’s strategic plan, the […]

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AiA Projects Advance Assessment, Student Learning and Success

November 5, 2015 Kara Malenfant 0

As the higher education association for librarians, ACRL supports academic and research librarians as change leaders in their campus communities through programs like Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success (AiA). The more than 200 participating AiA teams are contributing to innovation in higher education assessment by creating approaches, […]

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“Assessment in Action” Project Posters at ALA Annual Conference

June 19, 2015 Kara Malenfant 0

Coming to the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco? Be sure to see assessment project posters presented by the second year participants in ACRL’s program “Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success” (AiA). Librarian-led teams carried out assessment projects over 14 months at their community colleges, colleges and universities. […]

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Assessment in Action application extended to March 25, 2015

February 26, 2015 Kara Malenfant 0

The application deadline for the ACRL program “Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success” (AiA), has been extended to 5 p.m. Central, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Explore how your library contributes to student success during this 14-month program, made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) […]

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Reminder: March 4 Assessment in Action Application Deadline

February 17, 2015 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL is seeking applications from all types of higher education institutions for 125 teams to participate in the third year of “Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success (AiA),” made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and described on the ACRL website. Librarians will each lead […]

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Synthesis of “Assessment in Action” Team Projects

January 27, 2015 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL has released a new report “Academic Library Contributions to Student Success: Documented Practices from the Field” which synthesizes results from over 70 higher education institutions from across North America which recently completed team-based assessment projects. These projects, from the first year of Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success […]