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Since NEO (formerly OERC) was formed, we’ve created a lot of material – four evaluation guides, a 4-step guide to creating an evaluation plan, hosted in-person classes and webinars, and of course, written in this very blog! All of the guides, classes, and blogs come with a lot of materials, including tip sheets, example plans,… Read More »
This week, I invite you to stop reading and start doing. Okay, wait. Don’t go yet. Let me explain. I am challenging you to be a participant-observer in a very important assessment project being conducted by the National Library of Medicine (NLM). The NEO is part of the National Library of Medicine’s program (The National… Read More »
The ubiquitous comment box. It’s usually stuck at the end of a survey with a simple label such as “Suggestions,” “Comments:” or “Please add additional comments here.” Those of us who write surveys over-idealistic faith in the potential of comment boxes, also known as open-ended survey items or questions. These items will unleash our respondents’… Read More »
If you spend any time with librarians who work for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM), you’ll likely hear about their adventures with conference exhibits. Exhibiting is a typical outreach activity for the NN/LM Regional Medical Libraries, which are eight health sciences libraries that lead other libraries and organizations in their region in… Read More »
Today’s topic: The humble survey invitation letter. I used to think of the invitation letter (or email) as a “questionnaire delivery device.” You needed some way to get the URL to your prospective respondents, and the letter (or, more specifically, the email) was how you distributed the link. The invitation email was always an afterthought,… Read More »