Timeline of Earlier Initiatives

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Timeline of Earlier Initiatives

  • June 2012 - Library specific questions added to the Office of Survey Research’s annual undergraduate exit survey.
  • June 2011 - Library specific questions added to the Office of Survey Research’s "Undergraduate Second Year Survey"
  • January 2011 - LibQUAL Summit - A gathering of library staff, students and faculty to review and discuss the implications of last year’s LibQUAL results.
  • June 2010 - Second survey on intra-departmental communication developed with Organizational Development group
  • May 2010 - Diversity Climate Survey conducted at request of the library’s  Diversity Task Force
  • February 2010 - LibQUAL Lite survey administered to campus community
  • November 2009 - Work with library Organizational Development group to survey of library staff on preferred communication tools.
  • November 2009 - Partnered with the Library Usability Team to run a way-finding exercise with students that focused on locating materials in sub-collections.
  • May 2009 - Graduate Student Survey.  Following-up on graduate student responses to the 2006 LibQUAL survey results.
  • January 2009 - .4 FTE Assessment Coordinator appointed
  • August 2008 - Four library representatives attend the second Library Assessment Conference in Seattle, WA .
  • May 2008 - Student focus group on use of library space & findability
  • May 2008 - 14 Days To Have Your Say.  An innovative blogging environment designed to gather input and ideas from the university community.  More than 300 individuals posted over 600 unique comments.

 

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