Metrics and Libraries

Defining New Metrics for Library Success
A University of Toronto iSchool Institute Symposium in partnership with Dysart Jones & Associates. April 22-23, 2014

School Library Panel:

Anita Brooks Kirkland
Consultant, Libraries & Learning
President, Ontario Library Association

Jeanne Conte
Instructional Coordinator, School Library Programs, and Education Librarian, Peel District School Board
Vice-President, Ontario School Library Association

We gratefully acknowledge the contribution of Carol Koechlin in preparing this session.

This session explores the Canadian Library Association’s greatly anticipated Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons, which will be released at this year’s national CLA Conference in Victoria. Examples of exemplary learning assessment practices and action research for program improvement will be featured.  Are school library metrics different? This session explores the alignment of library activities with curriculum goals.

Presentation: Defining New Metrics for Library Success: School Libraries