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e-Gyptian Expedition


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Final presentation for IST 613 Library Planning Marketing and Assessment. The presentation accompanied submission of a much more detailed project plan for a new service at a real library.

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e-Gyptian Expedition

  1. 1. e-Gyptian Expedition Cazenovia Public Library and Museum Ben Goldman and Bradley Shipps April 17, 2008
  2. 2. Cazenovia Public Library
  3. 3. Museum of Curiosities
  4. 4. Digital Information Center <ul><li>Relay new information </li></ul><ul><li>Improve interpretation </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance field trips </li></ul>
  5. 5. e-Gyptian Expedition
  6. 6. Goal 1: Increase the number of field trips from local school districts. <ul><li>Outcome 1A: New schools and new teachers visit Cazenovia Museum for field trips. </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome 1B: More teachers are aware of the e-Gyptian Expedition service. </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome 1C: Teachers and administrators perceive the e-Gyptian Expedition as a valuable educational resource. </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome 1D: Teachers plan regular/repeat field trips to the museum. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Goal 2: Inform and educate students while addressing New York State learning standards. <ul><ul><ul><li>Outcome 2A: After field trips, students demonstrate mastery of concepts found in New York State learning standards. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Outcome 2B: e-Gyptian Expedition visitors seek out Egypt resources in library collection. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Goal 3: Provide content in formats that reach a greater number of learning styles and instructional methods. <ul><ul><ul><li>Outcome 3A: Students interact with the exhibit in a variety of ways. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Outcome 3B: e-Gyptian Expedition visitors spend more time viewing the exhibit. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Project Plan Highlights <ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Develop content </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot testing and revisions </li></ul><ul><li>Launch March 2009 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Marketing Strategies <ul><li>Branding </li></ul><ul><li>Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Brochures </li></ul><ul><li>Display </li></ul><ul><li>Press releases </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships </li></ul>
  11. 11. Open House
  12. 12. Flash Drives <ul><li>Lesson plans </li></ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><li>Library info </li></ul>
  13. 13. Why Assess? <ul><li>Evidence of impact on community </li></ul><ul><li>Continued and/or increased funding </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing improvements to service </li></ul>
  14. 14. Assessment Plan Outcomes 1A and 1D <ul><li>Method </li></ul><ul><li>Collect existing field trip data </li></ul><ul><li>Web form for ongoing data collection </li></ul><ul><li>Indicators of Success </li></ul><ul><li>More field trips </li></ul><ul><li>New schools and teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat visits </li></ul>
  15. 15. Assessment Plan Outcome 2A <ul><li>Method </li></ul><ul><li>Pre- and post-tests </li></ul><ul><li>Indicator of Success </li></ul><ul><li>Students demonstrate increase in knowledge </li></ul>
  16. 16. Assessment Plan Outcomes 1B and 1C <ul><li>Method </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail survey of teachers and administrators </li></ul><ul><li>Indicators of Success </li></ul><ul><li>Majority indicate awareness of service </li></ul><ul><li>Majority perceive as valuable </li></ul>
  17. 17. Assessment Plan Outcome 2B <ul><li>Method </li></ul><ul><li>Review circulation records </li></ul><ul><li>Observe students </li></ul><ul><li>Indicators of Success </li></ul><ul><li>Increased circulation of Egypt resources </li></ul><ul><li>Use of resources in library </li></ul>
  18. 18. Assessment Plan Outcomes 3A and 3B <ul><li>Method </li></ul><ul><li>Observation </li></ul><ul><li>Checklist </li></ul><ul><li>Indicators of Success </li></ul><ul><li>New forms of interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in duration of visits </li></ul>
  19. 19. Cazenovia’s e-Gyptian Expedition <ul><li>Creates service around an asset </li></ul><ul><li>Brings value to the community </li></ul><ul><li>Builds support for the library </li></ul>Meet Hen Cazenovia’s Cultural Ambassador