Discovering Diamonds in Your Survey Data
24(4) AALL Spectrum 20, 2020
3 Pages Posted: 10 Nov 2020
Date Written: March 1, 2020
This article discusses the importance of the drafting and designing process in survey creation to ensure the collection of useful data for outcome-driven decision-making at their library. The article highlights how these surveys should collect data to enable library administration to plan for, manage, and achieve outcomes that will drive future services, initiatives, and programs that can improve the entire institution. The article will also present the differences between qualitative and quantitative data and how to tackle the innate challenges of survey design.
Keywords: library, law library, assessment, survey, data, qualitative, quantitative, metrics, measurement, best practices, decision-making
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