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Library Assessment Conference

Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment


2016 Library Assessment Conference
Arlington, Virginia
October 31–November 2, 2016


Registration Now Open

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Registration is now open for the 2016 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment, to be held October 31–November 2 in Arlington, Virginia. The preeminent conference in the field with more than 600 registrants, this biennial gathering supports and advances the growing library assessment community through formal presentations, workshops, and informal engagement. This sixth Library Assessment Conference is co-sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the University of Washington (UW) Libraries.

Early-Bird Registration (through July 1): $450

Registration (after July 1): $525

Additional workshop fees: $100 for each half-day workshop

Registration closes October 8, 2016. Register early to secure your space, as registration may close before the deadline due to high demand. Register online.

Pre-conference and post-conference workshops will be held on Sunday, October 30, 1:00–4:30 p.m., and Thursday, November 3, 9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

The conference provides a full range of presentations—invited speakers, papers, and posters that cover all aspects of library assessment. There will be plenty of time to meet and engage with conference speakers and participants in formal and informal settings. All meetings will take place in the conference hotel, the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.

Steering Committee members

Jackie Belanger, University of Washington
Sue Baughman, Association of Research Libraries, Co-Chair
Bob Fox, University of Louisville, Ex Officio as Chair of the ARL Assessment Committee
Steve Hiller, University of Washington, Co-Chair
Lisa Hinchliffe, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Martha Kyrillidou, QualityMetrics, LLC
Vivian Lewis, McMaster University
Megan Oakleaf, Syracuse University
Jennifer Paustenbaugh, Brigham Young University
Stephen Town, University of York, UK, Ex Officio as Liaison to the Northumbria Conference


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