In this hands-on, immersive learning experience, 110 participants will gain tools for evaluation, confidence in building research into their activities, and a network of colleagues for future learning and success. Coursework includes:
RIPL participants work in public libraries and are …
interested in getting started using data for savvy and strategic planning.
looking for both inspiration and instruction in a hands-on, participatory environment.
seeking to learn about outcomes and how to measure library impact.
committed to leading their organizations in making data-based decisions.
eager to develop a peer network to support research and evaluation efforts.
The Emory Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia:
1615 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30329
Three nights lodging (July 29, 30, and 31) are included in the institute registration fee. Need to extend your stay? The hotel is offering a special rate of $149/night for 3 days before and after the event, subject to availability. To book additional nights, call 800-933-6679 and mention that you are part of the Research Institute for Public Libraries group.
July 29-August 1, 2018.
The event will begin at 5:30 PM on July 29 and end no later than 2:00 PM on August 1.
The 2018 event is sold out and the waiting list is full. To receive notifications about future events, please subscribe for updates in the section below.
The early bird institute fee is $1,200, which includes registration, three nights lodging (July 29, 30, and 31), and most meals. After March 1, the fee will increase to $1,350. Payment must be made by credit card.
If you need to cancel your registration, your payment will be refunded (minus a $35 processing fee) if a replacement is found to take your spot. We will maintain a waiting list if the event fills.
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