Reminder: Sign up for “Assessment in Action” Program Open Online Forum Dec. 9

Assessment in Action LogoLearn more about “Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success” (AiA) program, a cornerstone of ACRL’s Value of Academic Libraries initiative, during an online open forum at 1pm Central on Monday, December 9, 2013. AiA provides guidance in developing the skills and capacity for campus leadership, including local data-informed and evidence-based advocacy, needed to foster these partnerships across the higher education community.

Join AiA facilitator Lisa Hinchliffe and staff manager Kara Malenfant for this hour-long online open forum as they provide background on AiA, report on the assessment work of the first 75 institutions, and give details on how your institution can apply to be one of 100 additional participant teams starting the second year of the program in April 2014. Sign up now and invite others on campus who would be your potential team members to join you and participate in the forum together. The session is limited to 500 participants on a first-come, first-served basis, and there is no charge to participate. A recording of the forum will be posted on the ACRL website.

The online application for the second year of AiA will be available in mid-January 2014 and due in early March 2014. The AiA program, being undertaking in partnership with the Association for Institutional Research and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, is made possible with funding from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.