Making Your Case: Using Library Data in Powerful Ways

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Data is driving decisions for libraries today more than ever. In making the case for services, space, staffing, and spending, librarians need data that will convince administrators to support new ideas and change. Though the need for data is not new, it has taken on greater significance in the current economic environment. In this short course, students will be exposed to the administrators point of view for understanding statistics, surveys, and other data; sources of data; and reporting standards.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the types of data that are meaningful to administrators
  • Identify sources of library data useful for promoting the library
  • Review tools and standards for library data reporting

Target Audience
Everyone interested in library statistics and other data

Basic knowledge of spreadsheets and the Internet

Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements
Two homework assignments, one of which will be completed after the second session and must be completed to earn CEU credits.

It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Technical Requirements
Live Online System Requirements

This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.   



April 16 & 23, 2012

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT

Live Online
Phone: 800-843-8482
Event Fee(s)
Non-member Early Bird $ 210.00
Amigos Member Early Bird $ 140.00
Amigos Member Learning Passport Holder - 4 Learning Passport Hours $ 0.00
Amigos Member Learning Passport Holder - 10% Discount $ 126.00
Amigos Member Learning Passport Holder - 15% Discount $ 119.00

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