Micro-Assessments: Quick and Easy Approaches to Data Collection

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Data can be a great tool to help us better understand the needs of the communities we serve.  But, starting an assessment program can seem intimidating and takes time that many of us don’t feel we have. Want to get feedback from users quickly and easily? Attend this session and learn some fast ways to get patron input on collections, spaces, resources, services, and more. Presenters will share their experience of which questions and methodologies worked and which ones didn't.


Attendees to this session will have the opportunity to

  • Discuss methods for keeping assessments simple but effective
  • Examine potential challenges to implementing micro-assessments
  • Explore tactics for building support for your assessment efforts


May 1st, 2019 2:00 PM   through   3:00 PM
Phone: 1-800-686-8975
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee(s)
OhioNET members $ 0.00
Non-members $ 45.00
Webinar Event
Webinar Key 1604837672031597315
Archived Webinar Link https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/7824669400035708418
Event Details
Presenter Name Colleen Boff & Linda Rich, University Libraries, Bowling Green State University
Presenter Background

Colleen Boff 

Colleen has worked at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) since 1999. She began her career as the First Year Experience Librarian. In this capacity, she integrated information literacy into the first year curriculum and contributed to a variety of initiatives designed to retain and support first year students. She also helped establish the Common Reading Experience and played a key role in leading this initiative for ten years. She was acting Instruction Coordinator a number of times and Chair of the Department of Library Teaching and Learning prior to serving as Interim Associate Dean of University Libraries. She was the Associate Dean of University Libraries at BGSU from 2012 through 2017. After eight years in Library administration, Colleen chose to return to the library faculty in order to pursue her love of teaching and research. She currently serves as the Head Librarian of the Curriculum Resource Center and works with a team of three to provide outreach and instruction primarily to the students and faculty in the College of Education and Human Development.  Read more about Colleen...


Linda Rich  

Linda Rich is the Coordinator of Reference Services in the Department of Library Teaching & Learning. She is a member of the Library Instruction Liaison Team for the College of Business and also serves as the instruction liaison to the School of Family & Consumer Sciences. Linda received both a B.S. in Business Education and a Master of Library Science from Indiana University and worked at the Indiana University Law Library prior to coming to BGSU in 1995.   Read more about Linda...

Series Name Data Analysis & Assessment
Who Should Attend Library staff with responsibilities related to community outreach, assessment, program development, decision-making or anyone with an interest in the topic.
CE Contact Hours 1

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