The Libraries Taskforce: Evaluation workshops resource pack

The Libraries Taskforce: Evaluation workshops resource pack

By The Audience Agency


In March 2019 The Audience Agency delivered a series of evaluation workshops for libraries, commissioned by the DCMS Libraries Taskforce and supported by Arts Council England.  Four workshops were delivered across England; in the North West, North East, South West, and London / South East regions.  This Resource Pack brings together the evaluation workshop slide set and notes, themed resource links and key guides and reports.

A useful pack of evaluation resources aimed at libraries but easily transferable to other parts of the sector.

Summary: 10 steps to effective evaluation

  1. Ensure you have clear objectives
  2. Know why you are evaluating
  3. Evaluate what you value, don’t value what you evaluate
  4. Use simple methods
  5. Allow time for capture and analysis
  6. Think about the mix of quantitative and qualitative data
  7. Think about what your audience can tell you
  8. Think about your environment
  9. Think about how you capture people
  10. Turn it into something interesting (if you can) 

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Resource type: Guide/tools | Published: 2019