Presentation on theme: "Organizing Assessment Starting with LibPAS By Candice Guevarra Duke University Libraries, July 22, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Organizing Assessment Starting with LibPAS By Candice Guevarra Duke University Libraries, July 22, 2013
“Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay.” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Copper Beeches
Assessment as “Measurement”. Define library outcomes in the context of institutional mission. Determine levels of success from a department level to the “big picture.” Data organization and centralization Create accountability guidelines.
Assessment as “Comparison”. Define performance indicators. Identify frequency of data collection: weekly, monthly, quarterly, or annually. Provide sessions presenting: Comparison of peer universities Data trends over the years
Beginning Stages. Where will the data live? Who is responsible for collection? Will the data be accessible?
. Management Information System (MIS) LibPAS
The First Step Establish location hierarchy Set up and define locations Create collections and periods
Organize Disaggregated data Roll-up functionality
The Second Step Identify and inform data collectors Set up accounts
The Third Step What to measure? Performance Indicators (PIs) Definitions Footnotes
Annual /Biennial Statistics such as… ARL NCES Library reports