Dartmouth October Conference: Call-for-Presenters

Submitted by Karl on Thu, 04/12/2007 - 20:14

Surveys and Focus Groups: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.
The eleventh annual October Conference for New England academic librarians,
sponsored by the Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries.
Friday, October 12, 2007Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
We do surveys all the time. Are we doing them as well as we can? Can we beeven more effective? Our keynote speaker will cover appropriate uses ofsurveys and focus groups, strategies for developing effective questions andavoiding question bias, and tips for boosting response rates. We're lookingfor additional speakers to discuss their practical and innovativeapplications of surveys, focus groups, and other information-gatheringtechniques.
  Have you successfully used a tool or technique to gather information? Whatwent well? What would you have changed? How did you apply the findings?Here's an opportunity to share your experience with your colleagues!
  To submit a proposal for a presentation (15-45 minutes), please [email protected] by Monday, April 30. The proposal should includea brief description of your project and how long you'll need for thepresentation.
  We typically have 120 participants attend our October Conferences (pleasesee The Conference Page ); weexpect similar attendance this year.