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Assessment Activities at the NIST Research Library



Barbara P. Silcox


This presentation describes assessment activities at the Research Library of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. It is to be part of a session on Using Outcome Tracking to Plan Our Futures at the Special Libraries 2003 Annual Conference, June 10, 2003.Session description: Evidence that our services and products contribute to the bottom line can help us when we are planning and negotiating budgets; both in terms of tactical needs and long term strategic direction. Speakers will illustrate the ways in which we can collect and present convincing outcomes for evidence-based management.The presentation covers:--NIST and the NIST Research Library--Reasons for Assessment--2001 Customer Survey--Benchmark Study--Actions Taken and Next Steps--Benefits of Assessment
Proceedings Title
SLA 2003 Annual Conference
Conference Dates
June 10-11, 2003
Conference Title
Special Libraries Association Conference


libraries, library assessment, library evaluation, National Institute of Standards and Tech, NIST, Research Library


Silcox, B. (2003), Assessment Activities at the NIST Research Library, SLA 2003 Annual Conference (Accessed June 19, 2024)


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Created June 11, 2003, Updated February 17, 2017