Libraries and the Opioid Epidemic: Community-based Responses
Washington, DC (USA)
In this session, panelists share insights gained from the case studies conducted as part of the Public Libraries Respond to the Opioid Epidemic with Their Community project, as well as cross-sector discussions about emerging practices, opportunities, and challenges, and identify resources to help library staff guide their libraries’ response to the opioid crisis.
OCLC Research Update: Emerging Trends
Seattle, WA (USA)
Lynn Silipigni Connaway provides overviews of several active projects, Karen Smith-Yoshimura presents emerging trends in linked data that were revealed in a recent survey, and Betha Gutsche shares the inspirational transformations that small public libraries made to their libraries as part of an IMLS grant-funded project. Watch a recording of the update on YouTube.
Topics: Linked Data, WebJunction
Digging into Assessment Data: Tips, Tricks, and Tools of the Trade (video)
This webinar is the second in a three-part series bringing together research and practice from across library sectors, covering the ins and outs of creating and implementing assessments that provide insightful, actionable data.
Topics: Assessment, WebJunction
User-Centered Assessment: Leveraging What You Know and Filling in the Gaps (video)
Whether you’re trying to decide how to allocate your library’s resources or make the best use of your space, formal assessment tools can guide your decision-making. This webinar covers why formal assessments are more effective than anecdotal data, and will help you learn how to plan effective evaluations.
Topics: User Research, Assessment, WebJunction