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Information Management (MLIS)

Welcome! This guide will point you to research resources for a variety of information management topics.

What is Assessment?

“….any activities that seek to measure the library’s impact on teaching, learning and research as well as initiatives that seek to identify user needs or gauge user perceptions or satisfaction with the overall goal being the data-based and user-centered continuous improvement of our collections and services….” Pam Ryan, ARL

What is Advocacy?

  • The public and organized support, promotion, and defence of libraries and their value to society
  • Involves taking a political stance for the position of libraries and other institutions of knowledge and culture
  • Anyone who cares about libraries can be an advocate

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Assessment on the web

Advocacy on the web