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Saturday, August 8 • TBA
S42 - Setting a New Standard: Practical Applications and Uses of Standardized Measures and Metrics

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Join us for a session about the SAA/RBMS Standardized Statistical Measures and Metrics, approved by SAA in 2018. Presenters will discuss implementation of the standards and suggest ways to use statistical data to impact internal operations and advocate for your institution. General recommendations for data collection and application will also be provided. This session is for attendees of all experience levels, whether you're new to the standards or are seeking information about best practices.

Hawk: We Have the Data, Now What? : Using Statistics for Data-Driven Decision Making
Bravent: Advocacy and Data Visualizations: Applying the National Standards to Inspire Innovative Services
Fisher: Getting Started: Implementing National Statistical Standards for Special Collections
Koenig: Getting Started: Implementing National Statistical Standards for Special Collections
McElrath: We Have the Data Now What? : Using Statistics for Data-Driven Decision Making

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Amanda Hawk

Head of Public and Research Services, Louisiana State University
I manage and coordinate all aspects of LSU Special Collections' reference services and oversee the public services staff. I contribute to outreach efforts, manage assessment and metrics, and help provide direction for research services at LSU.


Tyson M. Koenig

Associate Archivist, Southeast Missouri State University
Tyson Koenig is Associate Archivist at Southeast Missouri State University. He oversees all reference work and has implemented an overhaul of measures and metrics used to track reference during his five years in his current position.
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Jay-Marie Bravent

Director of Research Services and Education, University of Kentucky
Jay-Marie Bravent currently serves as Director of Research Services & Education at the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Susan McElrath

Head of Bancroft Public Services, University of California Berkeley

Jeanie Fisher

Reference Archivist, Seattle Municipal Archives
Jeanie Fisher is the Reference Archivist at the Seattle Municipal Archives. She is a certified archivist and has over 15 years of experience helping users in both libraries and archives find and access the information they need.

Saturday August 8, 2020 TBA