RIPL Regional – Ohio

May 16-17, 2018 in Twinsburg, Ohio

Overview

50 participants from Ohio will engage in two days of hands-on, intensive workshops about…

  • Designing outcome-based evaluation of programs and services
  • Assessing the needs of your community
  • Techniques for tracking library data and using these data for planning, management, and demonstrating the library’s worth
  • Using data and stories to document the impact of your library

Participants will walk away from the RIPL Regional with tools for evaluation, confidence in building research into their activities, and a network of colleagues for future learning and success.

Participants

RIPL Regional participants work in Ohio multi-type 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.

Where

Hilton Garden Inn
8971 Wilcox Dr
Twinsburg , OH 44087

Lodging is available at a special rate of $119/night, using the code NORL. This rate is available until April 27. To reserve your room, contact the Hilton Garden Inn at 330-405-4488 and ask for in-house reservations. Please avoid calling between 5:00-7:00 PM.

When

May 16-17, 2018

May 16:

8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-5:30 Workshop

May 17:

8:30-5:00 Workshop

How

The institute fee is $100, which includes amenities and all food including dinner Wednesday evening. You can register for the event here.

This program is generously sponsored by an LSTA Open Grant from the State Library of Ohio.

Speakers

Eric Resnis

Organizational Effectiveness Coordinator for the Miami University Libraries

Linda Hofschire

Director, Library Research Service

Rochelle Logan

Research Consultant and Trainer

Sharon Morris

Director of Library Development, Colorado State Library

Program

Day 1
16 May 2018
Day 2
17 May 2018

WELCOME AND THE EVALUATION PROCESS

Linda Hofschire
Sharon Morris

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW? YOUR EVALUATION PLAN & THE DATA TRIFECTA – A WINNING COMBINATION

15 minute break at the halfway point
Linda Hofschire
Sharon Morris

APPLICATION ACTIVITY: LET’S MAKE WAVES

Linda Hofschire
Rochelle Logan
Sharon Morris

Wrap-Up

Sharon Morris

Sponsorship