ALCTS CMS Collection Evaluation and Assessment Interest Group

Call for Proposals: ALA Annual 2015

  • 1.  Call for Proposals: ALA Annual 2015

    Posted Apr 14, 2015 03:19 PM

    The ALCTS CMS Collection Evaluation and Assessment Interest Group welcomes proposals for presentations at  the 2015 ALA Annual Conference.  The meeting is scheduled for Sunday, June 28th from 1:00 – 2:30 PM.  We will be altering the format of the meeting to include up to two twenty minute presentations followed by a series of lightning talks. 


    For the traditional presentations, each speaker will be allotted 20 minutes for presentation followed by questions and group discussion.  For the lightning talks, each speaker will have 5-7 minutes to present with Q&A as time allows.  All topics related to collection evaluation and assessment are welcome.  The proposed topics for presentations include but are not limited to the following:



    • Review or comparison of collection analysis tools

    • Comparison of print and electronic assessment methods

    • How to determine user satisfaction with collections

    • How to measure the value of our collections  (not just monetarily or through CPU)

    • eBook Assessment and Management

    • Data visualization tools or projects


    If you are interested in being a presenter, please complete the online proposal form by April 30th or email a brief proposal (500 words or less) to Gabby Wiersma, gabrielle.wiersma@colorado.edu, including the following information:



    • Name

    • Title/Position

    • Institution

    • Contact Information

    • Presentation Title

    • Traditional 20 minute presentation or 7 minute lightning talk


     We will select and notify presenters during the first week in May. 


     Thank you,


     


    Gabby Wiersma


    Chair, ALCTS Collection Evaluation and Assessment Interest Group


    Head of Collection Development


    University of Colorado Boulder


    303-492-4316


    gabrielle.wiersma@colorado.edu


     


    Wenli Gao


    Vice-Chair, ALCTS Collection Evaluation and Assessment Interest Group


    Communication, Sociology, and Anthropology Librarian


    University of Houston


    713-743-8370


    wgao5@uh.edu