Meeting name

2012 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment

Meeting location

Charlottesville, VA

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

10-31-2012

Description

Summon at UNLV

  • Implemented fall 2011: a web-scale discovery tool
  • Expectations for Summon
  • Continuous Summon Improvement (CSI)Group

The environment

  • User changes
  • Library changes
  • Vendor changes
  • Product changes
  • Complex information environment
  • Change + complexity = need to assess using multiple streams of feedback

Keywords

Continuous improvement process; Information storage and retrieval systems; Libraries — Automation; Online library catalogs

Disciplines

Library and Information Science | Multivariate Analysis | Statistical Methodology

Comments

Presented at: The 4th annual Library Assessment Conference, Charlottesville, VA, October 2012

File: 14 PowerPoint slides

Publisher Citation

Brown, Jeanne M. "Quest for Continuous Improvement: Gathering Feedback and Data through Multiple Methods to Evaluate and Improve a Library’s Discovery Tool." Presented at the 4th annual Library Assessment Conference, Charlottesville, VA, October 2012.


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