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Internal Assessment & Peer Benchmarking in Academic Law Libraries--The Advanced Session: Speakers

2018 AALL Annual Meeting Workshop (W-2) In this session, participants will learn how to use ALLStAR's advanced reporting features for sophisticated data analysis, the identification of best practices, and the utilization of multifactor benchmarking.

AALL W-2

Speaker

Robert Dugan is  currently the ALLStAR Project Director.  His responsibilities include working with ALLStAR subscribers, and those interested in subscribing, to take advantage of ALLStAR's functions including reports and benchmarks.  He recently retired as the Dean of Libraries at the University of West Florida (Pensacola). He writes about, and conducts workshops and webinars on, library measures/metrics, and financial management. 

Program Coordinator & Facilitator

Christine Iaconeta is the Director of the Garbrecht Law Library at the University of Maine School of Law. Professor Iaconeta has worked in academic law libraries for more than thirteen years in the areas of patron services, reference, and library administration. She teaches legal research in the first year Legal Research and Writing program and she teaches Advanced Legal Research to second and third year students.

 

Speaker

Michelle Hudson is the Empirical Services and Assessment Librarian at Yale Law School Lillian Goldman Law Library. At Yale, she works with faculty, students, and staff on empirical research strategies, tools, and methods, and assists with internal library assessment.

Facilitator

Corie Dugas is the Executive Director of NELLCO Law Library Consortium, Inc. Prior to working for NELLCO, she worked as the Head of Outreach and Access Services and Assistant Professor of Legal Research at Saint Louis University's Vincent C. Immel Law Library, where she also served as the Access Services Senior Associate and also served as the Executive Director of the Mid-America Law Library Consortium. 

Speaker

Jessica Panella is the head of Access and Administrative Services at the University of Connecticut School of Law Library, where she manages the Access Services department and administrative functions of the library. She also teaches a course in UConn’s undergraduate First Year Experience program. Jessica obtained her MLIS degree with a concentration in knowledge management and competitive intelligence from Drexel University, and received a BA in History from UConn.

Facilitator

Teresa Miguel-Stearns is Law Librarian and Professor of Law at the Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School. She previously served as the Law Library’s Deputy Director, Associate Director for Administration, and Associate Director of Foreign and International Law. Ms. Miguel-Stearns led the creation and development of ALLStAR Benchmarking (Academic Law Libraries Statistics, Analytics, and Reports), a data collection and analysis tool in use by academic law libraries in the United States. Ms. Miguel-Stearns received her B.A. from University of Wisconsin-Madison, MLIS from the University of Arizona, and J.D. from the University of Richmond.