I think I get it now. I had thought the term assessment meant a systematic and appropriately rigorous measurement of a construct or phenomenon of interest, like program outcomes, community needs, service quality, and so on. Only now have I come to understand that a self-assessment is a different animal altogether. Who would have thought… Read More Thoroughly Modern Museums and Libraries
I noticed that yet another library value calculator has appeared on the scene. This one is offered by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) with the very best of intentions, I am sure. But, let me say that I am convinced that these calculators are a bad idea. Their underlying assumptions are weak… Read More Cha-Ching!