Latest Faculty of Information Events
Oct 02
8:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Outcomes, Value & Impact: Metrics for Library Success

The current world is challenging all organizations to demonstrate their financial value and economic impact in ways that are new to many of us. All types of libraries are being asked to prove their worth in terms of the amount of money taxpayers or stockholders invest versus the value they receive in return.  Join us for in-depth conversations and hands-on practice as well as tips and techniques to apply more metrics in your organization.

  • Explore opportunities for new value measurements
  • Put metrics into the context of libraries
  • Share exciting measurement programs already in place by pioneers
  • Grab ideas for future endeavours
  • Exchange practices and insights with colleagues from different libraries
  • Features leading edge thinkers and practitioners as speakers:    ​
    • Rebecca Jones, Director, Services, Brampton Public Library
    • Mohamed Hosseini-Ara, Toronto Public Library
    • Richard HulserChief Librarian, Natural History Museum of LA
    • Terry Beck, Information Services Manager, Sno-Isle Libraries
    • Christa WerlePublic Services Project Manager, Sno-Isle Libraries  (via Skype)
    • Lindsay Hanson, Data Analysis Librarian, Sno-Isle Libraries
    • Jason Griffey, Measure the Future, Knight Foundation Grant Project
    • Stephen Abram, Executive Director,Federation of Ontario Public Libraries
    • Carl Thompson, Counting Opinions
    • Daphne Wood, Director, Communications & Development, Greater Victoria Public Library
    • And more