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Workshop on Evaluation and Assessment of Electronic Resources in University Libraries 2016

26-27 May 2016 UNIVERSITI BRUNEI DARUSSALAM LIBRARY

Facilitators

  1. Mr Heng Kai Leong – Electronic Resources Librarian, Singapore Management University
  2. Ms Tamera Hanken – Head, Information Access and Resources, Singapore Management University
  3. Merhane Mohamed Salleh – Senior Librarian, Universiti Brunei Darussalam

Day 1

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9:00 9:30 Welcome and Introductions
9:30 10:00 E-resources trends & challenges (Presentation) 

International trends and local challenges; an overview of various stakeholder requirements & expectations

10:00 10:15 Small group discussion, exercise, sharing

Sharing of local trends, strategies and challenges.

10:15 10:30 Break
10:30 11:15 Establishing and updating the Collection Development Policy (Presentation)

The importance of the Collection Development Policy to inform stakeholders and manage their expectations; SMU Libraries’ Collection Policy as a case study;

11:15 12:00  Small group discussion, exercise, sharing

Develop simple rubric; use of rubric to review selected collection policies

12:00 1:30 Lunch
1:30 2:30 Evaluation of electronic resources  (Presentation)

SMU Libraries as a case study, sharing the process of how we evaluate the resources by gathering the necessary information (Cost, usage data and metrics, e.g. cost per download, users’ feedback) to inform stakeholders, to make decisions related to purchasing, subscription, renewal and cancellation.

2:30 3:00 Small group discussion, exercise, sharing

Exercise in developing an evaluation process.

3:00 4:00 Assessment of electronic resources (Presentation)

SMU Libraries as a case study, sharing of the tools and reports that we use to measure impact, determine value and ROI (Return on investment) of the electronic resources.

4:00 4:30 Small group discussion, exercise, sharing

Sharing of local trends, strategies and challenges.

4.30 Break

Day 2

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8:30 9:45 The nuts & bolts of gathering, analyzing & reporting usage data

Dealing with COUNTER and non-COUNTER usage statistics—provision of resources/tools available to use and adapt according to library requirements. Leveraging on LMS capabilities and 3rd party solutions.

9:45 10:00 Small group discussion, exercise, sharing

Sharing of local practices in handling usage statistics

10:00 10:15 Break
10:15 11:00 Marketing Strategies (Interactive Session)

Engaging the patrons, forging relationships with vendors (publishers and aggregators), user studies, etc

11:00 11:30 Small group discussion, exercise, sharing

Sharing best practices among AUNILO member libraries

11:30 12:00 Lunch
2:45

 

3:30 Closing Ceremony

Venue: Lecture Theatre, ILIA Building

2:45

3:00

 

Arrival of Guests and Participants

Arrival of the Guest of Honour

(Recital of Surah Al-Fatihah)

Speech by a Representative from the Workshop Participants

Certificate Presentation

(Doa Selamat)

Refreshment

 

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