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Registration Open for ACRL Workshop: “Standards for Libraries in Higher Education” (Oct. 29 at UIC’s Daley Library)–FOR CARLI MEMBERS

(via Elizabeth Clarage, CARLI)

The University of Illinois at Chicago, Northwestern University, and CARLI are pleased to host the Association of College and Research Libraries: Standards for Libraries in Higher Education Workshop <> at the University of Illinois at Chicago from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on October 29, 2019.

The learning outcomes for the program are:

*   Establish the library and institutional contexts to effectively engage in planning, self-study, accreditation, or program review processes.
*   Use the ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education and other foundational documents as a framework to develop benchmarks, evaluate quality and performance, and demonstrate value to the institutional mission.
*   Evaluate various metrics and assessment tools to select the best approach for a given situation.
*   Examine the role of leadership in building a culture of assessment to engage all librarians and staff members in effective decision-making.

This workshop is intended for all librarians, library staff, and library administrators who need to demonstrate the value of their library by documenting their contributions to overall institutional effectiveness and/or to identify areas for quality improvement. Attendees are not expected to have previous experience applying the Standards. Though the primary audience is librarians, library staff, library administrators and other campus professionals in areas of assessment, institutional planning and improvement, and academic technology may be interested as well.

There is a $45 registration fee. A special room rate is available for lodging at Crown Plaza, West Loop location, on October 28, the day prior to the program.

For complete program, lodging, and registration information, visit the event page<>.

CARLI is committed to bringing the high-quality ACRL RoadShow Traveling Workshops to member library staff. The “Standards for Libraries in Higher Education” RoadShow is the third program co-sponsored by member libraries and CARLI since 2018, including “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement” and “Engaging with the ACRL Framework”.

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