Author Archives: Melissa Bowles-Terry

ALA Annual: Accreditation Case Study

During the Value of Academic Libraries update session at ALA in San Francisco, Jennifer Fabbi (Library Dean, CSU San Marcos) and Carole Huston (Associate Provost, University of San Diego) shared their experience assessing information literacy within the framework of the WASC more »

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ALA Annual: ACRL Student Retention Discussion Group

One way that libraries can demonstrate value is through impact on student retention. This blog post from Jaime Hammond has examples of three libraries pursuing correlation studies of library impact on student retention. The ACRL Student Retention Discussion Group, formed more »

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ALA Annual: Information Literacy as a Core Competency

At the Update on Value of Academic Libraries Initiative session at ALA Annual in San Francisco, the Value of Academic Libraries committee will present a case study on including information literacy as a core competency in accreditation standards. Please join more »

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