Canadian Library Assessment Workshop – Registration Now Open



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The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) is committed to helping libraries develop and use outcomes-based measures. The goal of these measures is allow our libraries to better support research, teaching and learning at our institutions. Through the delivery of assessment-related programming, information sharing, and support for relevant research, CARL supports members as they use evidence to inform a process of ongoing development and improvement.


It is with this strategic initiative in mind that CARL and Ryerson University invite you to participate in the Canadian Library Assessment Workshop (CLAW) ( which will take place in Toronto on October 14 - 16, 2015. This workshop will be of interest to all academic and research librarians engaged in assessment. The program consists of 2 to 3 hour workshop style sessions with topics such as:


·         Linking your assessment plan to the library’s strategic plan

·         Data collection for decision making

·         Data visualization

·         Assessing the unbundling of the big deal


Participants will leave the workshop with tangible and practical ideas to take back to their libraries. Registration is limited.