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    The aim of this project is to prove a statistically significant correlation between library usage and student attainment.
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    Some Assessment Group members attended a SUSHU Webinar on 10/2/08 which was sponsored by NISO. A brief reaction to the Webinar is posted. The slides from the Webinar are available on NISO's site.

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    Bibliography

      1. Bailey, S. and C. Forrest. Assessment in the Emory University Libraries: Lurching Toward Sustainability. Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment, pp. 83-89. September 25-27, 2006. (http://libraryassessment.org/archive/2006.shtml)
      2. Franklin, B. Return on Investment. Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment, pp. 127-129. September 25-27, 2006. (http://libraryassessment.org/archive/2006.shtml)
      3. Franklin, B. and T. Plum. Successful Web Survey Methodologies for Measuring the Impact of Networked Electronic Services (MINES for Libraries). IFLA Journal 32(1):28-40. 2006. Online version: 
      4. Hiller, S., Kryllidou, M. and J. Self. Keys to Effective, Sustainable, and Practical Library Assessment. Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment, pp. 171-176. September 25-27, 2006.
      5. Hiller, S. and J. Self. From Measurement to Management: Using Data Wisely for Planning and Decision Making. pp.  Library Trends 53(1):129-155. Summer, 2004.
      6. Hinchliffe, L. J. and T. E. Chrzastowski. Getting Started with Library Assessment: Using Surveys to Begin an Assessment Initiative. Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment, pp. 63-68. September 25-27, 2006. (http://libraryassessment.org/archive/2006.shtml)
      7. Kryllidou, M., Hiller, S., and Jim Self. Performance Measures in Academic Libraries. presented at LibQUAL+ Canada Workshop, Ottawa, Canada, October 24-25, 2007. http://www.libqual.org/documents/admin/MKSHJS.ppt
      8. Li, Xin. Assessment @ Cornell. presented at ARL Library Assessment Forum, 1/11/08
      9. http://www.libqual.org/documents/admin/XinLi.ppt
      10. Lombardi, John. V. On the Research Library: A Comment. Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment, pp. 5-8. September 25-27, 2006. (http://libraryassessment.org/archive/2006.shtml)
      11. Oakleaf, M.J. The Right Assessment Tool for the Job: Seeking a Match between Method and Need. Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment, pp. 201-213. September 25-27, 2006. (http://libraryassessment.org/archive/2006.shtml)
      12. Webster, Duane. Library Assessment:Demonstrating Value-Added in a Time of Constrained Resources and Unique Opportunities. Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment, pp. 1-4. September 25-27, 2006. (http://libraryassessment.org/archive/2006.shtml)
      13. Wright, S. and L.S. White. SPEC Kit 303, Library Assessment. December 2007. ISBN 1-59407-795-1. 194. pp. The table of contents and an executive summary available online: http://www.arl.org/bm~doc/spec303web.pdf
      14. Zucca, Joe. Building Frameworks of Organization Frameworks, presented at ARL Library Assessment Forum, 1/11/08
      15. http://www.libqual.org/documents/admin/zuccaarl08.ppt
      16. http://www.infotoday.com/cilmag/jun08/Wisniewski.shtml  - Usability tips from Jeff Wisniewski, a web services librarian at the University of Pittsburgh.
      17. http://www.bu.edu/webcentral/learning/stats/index.html  - BU's guide to understanding web stats.
      18. http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6571320.html - Federated Search 101
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