The American Library Association (ALA) is holding their annual conference June 25-June 30, 2015 in San Francisco. This year, TASCHA collaborators Samantha Becker and Stacey Wedlake from the U.S. Impact Study group will be attending and highlighting some of their great work on library measurement and evaluation. So, if you’re heading to ALA, be sure to join them as they represent two of their projects, the Impact Survey and the Edge Initiative.
You can find the Impact Survey team at booth #3602 in the exhibit hall, where they will be unveiling some exciting additions to make it even more useful for libraries. New surveys from the Public Library Association’s (PLA) Project Outcome will be rolled into Impact Survey for additional measurement ability, analysis, and use. In addition, Impact Survey will now offer development and hosting of customized surveys for any organization. And great news for Canadian libraries: Impact Survey is now available for you to use!
The Edge Initiative is offering a workshop on June 27th for people who use Edge’s various tools for library benchmarking and assessment. Edge users are encouraged to join the Edge team and other Edge users to discuss the features available in the Edge toolkit and how other libraries are using them to effect change in their libraries and communities.