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Friday, June 21 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Do Your Metrics Measure Up? Assessment & Implementing the New Standards for Public Services Statistics

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Sponsored by University of Michigan Library

This seminar will be led by a diverse group of librarians and archivists (including a mix of three first-time RBMS presenters and seasoned members) who are early adopters of the newly-approved Standardized Statistical Measures and Metrics for Public Services in Archival Repositories and Special Collections Libraries. The session will begin with a moderated panel showing how the presenters have used the new measures to document impact, articulate value, advocate for resources, inform decision-making, and shape sustainable programs. Use of interactive real-time polls will create a rich and highly energetic learning environment. The bulk of the time will be dedicated to breakout sessions for attendees interested in taking immediate action to start implementing the new standards. Participants will leave the seminar with practical strategies that can be used and adapted for a wide range of repositories around issues such as which measures to adopt, gaps in the standards, and tools for data collection .

Speakers
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Robin Katz

Primary Source Literacy Teaching Librarian, University of California, Riverside
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Moira Fitzgerald

Head of Access Services, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Yale University
Moira Fitzgerald is the Head of Access Services at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library (Yale University), a position she has held since 2015. In this role, she is responsible for all of the Beinecke's remote and on-site public services functions. Her interests include the... Read More →
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Jay-Marie Bravent

Special Collections Research Center, University of Kentucky Libraries
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Malgosia Myc

Assistant Director for Reference and Academic Programs, University of Michigan
Malgosia Myc is an Assistant Director for Reference and Academic Programs at the Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan. Under her leadership the Aeon system and new ideas for improving the function and operation of the Reference and Academic Programs were successfully... Read More →
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Amanda Hawk

Head of Public and Research Services, Louisiana State University
I manage and coordinate all aspects of LSU Special Collections' reference services and oversee the public services staff. I contribute to outreach efforts, manage assessment and metrics, and help provide direction for research services at LSU.
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Elizabeth Call

Special Collections Outreach Librarian, University of Rochester
I am all about all things outreach, teaching, exhibiting, connecting with ALL communities. Am very interested in community archiving so would love to connect with others doing or interested in this work.


Friday June 21, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am EDT
Stadium Ballroom