Roger Schonfeld will talk about Ithaka’s faculty and now student surveys of library expectations, and how they might be adapted for AMICAL institutions; Nancy Foster will talk about ethnographic methods for studying library communities and how we might expand upon previous work in this area among AMICAL institutions. Together they will address how these methods complement each other to develop a clearer understanding of our library communities, providing a sound basis for strategic planning that supports our institutional missions.
WHEN: Thursday, 13 March 2014, 7:30-9:00am US eastern time (see local time conversion)
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