RIPL Regional – Texas

October 30-31, 2017 in Dallas, TX

Overview

50 participants from Texas public libraries 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 public 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 Texas 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.

Where

E.H. Hereford University Center

Rio Grande Room B
University of Texas at Arlington
300 W. First Street
Arlington, TX 76019

Meals will be served in Rio Grande Room A.

Maps and parking passes will be sent to attendees before the event.

RIPL hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Arlington DFW South

When

October 30-31, 2017, 8:00-5:00 each day

How

The institute fee is $150, which includes breakfast and lunch on October 30 and 31.

 

Speakers

Linda Hofschire

Director, Library Research Service

Rochelle Logan

Research Consultant and Trainer

Sharon Morris

Director of Library Development, Colorado State Library

Program

Day 1
30 Oct 2017
Day 2
31 Oct 2017

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

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