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Blog Post
October 11, 2017

Leveraging Qualitative Research in the User-Centered Library

Boldly proclaiming that “the Library’s starting point will be from the perspective of users and audiences,” Trinity College Dublin Library’s strategic plan focuses on fostering user-centered approaches to service.  The plan recognizes that an evidence-based approach to understanding patrons’ needs through research is essential to effective service innovation. The library is also committed to promoting a user-centered library culture throughout the library. In support of these strategic goals, I recently delivered a workshop on qualitative research methods for those…
Past Event
September 23, 2011

Forward Thinking: Aligning Library Services with Faculty Needs

Roger C. Schonfeld, Director of Research, Ithaka S+R, will present the Johannah Sherrer Memorial Lecture on Friday, September 23, 2011. Over the past decade, many groups of faculty members have seen their demands for and use of academic library services change significantly. The availability of digital collections has had a transformative effect on use, while evolving faculty research methods and pedagogies are introducing new demands. But is there a clear vision for the future needs of faculty members or future…
Past Event
April 27, 2011

Ithaka S+R Library Survey 2010: Perspectives for Non-U.S. Academic Libraries

This webinar will focus on changing trends in collections management and development. Click here to register.
Past Event
April 20, 2011

Ithaka S+R Library Survey 2010: Academic Library Collections

This webinar will focus on changing trends in collections management and development. Click here to register.
Past Event
April 13, 2011

Ithaka S+R Library Survey 2010: Academic Library Services and Strategy

This webinar will discuss the portfolio of services that academic libraries use to meet their diverse user communities. Click here to register.