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Academic Library Updates

Instruction Survey Webinar

 

Want to learn more about using the Project Outcome for Academic Libraries instruction survey at your institution? View the recording of this recent webinar to see how this survey has been used to improve teaching and outcomes at Clemson University. 

Project Outcome 101

 

Are you interested in measuring learning outcomes to drive change, make data-informed decisions, and demonstrate the impact of programs and services at your library? Check out the recording of this free, one-hour webinar to introduce you to everything the Project Outcome toolkit has to offer. Learn how to measure meaningful learning outcomes at your library and how Project Outcome can help at every step in the process, from administering surveys to presenting the results. 

 

Recent Case Study

 

Learn more about how libraries are using Project Outcome in a new case study:

 

DeSales University used the instruction survey to assess their first-year English composition information literacy instruction as a program and close the assessment loop.

First Annual Report

 

Project Outcome for Academic Libraries launched in spring 2019. A year later, we are pleased to announce the publication of a report on its development and first year of use in the field. Read the report and view the recording from our June 16th webinar where we shared an overview of its findings.

Project Outcome Live News

What is Project Outcome?

We help libraries understand and share the true impact of their services and programs with simple surveys and an easy-to-use process to measure and analyze outcomes. Project Outcome is a free toolkit offering libraries access to training, data analytics, and standardized surveys that measure outcomes in key library service areas.

Service Areas

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Digital & Special Collections

Services related to library collections or resources that support research or classroom instruction. Examples include: digital exhibits, repositories, or archival collections.

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Events / Programs

Services or programs to inform, enrich, and promote community learning. Examples include: exhibits, lecture series, civic engagement services, or stress relief activities.

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Instruction

Services or programs to assist students in their coursework and enhance their learning. Examples include: instruction sessions in classes, library orientation programs, or topic-specific workshops.

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Library Technology

Services related to access and skills that help library users incorporate technology into their work. Examples include: technology loan programs, maker spaces, or technology-related workshops.

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Research

Services to improve research skills and help researchers succeed. Examples include: reference services, research consultation services, or workshops for graduate students or faculty.

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Space

Specific spaces that are intended to be used to enhance academic performance and support student learning. Examples include: group study rooms, individual study spaces, or writing or tutoring centers.

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Teaching Support

Services to help faculty and instructors develop curriculum and/or course materials that will better support student learning. Examples include: OER services, online learning modules, or faculty teaching workshops.