Denise Davis

Strategic Initiatives Manager of Allen County Public Library (IN)

Denise Davis

Strategic Initiatives Manager of Allen County Public Library (IN)

Biography

Denise Davis is the Strategic Initiatives Manager of Allen County Public Library (IN), with responsibilities for all things strategic planning and evaluation. Denise has contributed to the library profession with more than 30 years of experience in academic, public and state library agencies, as well as directing research at the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science and the American Library Association’s Office for Research and Statistics.

Denise chaired the Task Group that developed the Public Library Association (PLA) Project Outcome protocol, served on the PLA Measurement, Evaluation and Assessment Committee and the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) Information Services and Use Metrics & Statistics for Libraries and Information Providers – Data Dictionary (Z39.7) Working Group.

Denise also has contributed to the profession through consulting with such organizations as the American Library Association, Florida State University, Dominican University Graduate School of Library and Information Science, and for efforts like the LJ Patron Profiles series, and ICF International for the assessment of the Institute of Museum and Library Services Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant program.