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Mark Your Calendars for the 2016 Research Institute for Public Libraries

2015 October 28
by Katherine Adelberg

RIPL logo imageIf you are  a public librarian, administrator, or other library staff interested in using data for savvy strategic planning, you will not want to miss the 2016 Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL). Only 100 participants will take part in this event, so mark your calendars now to remember to sign up.  The Institute will be held September 30-October 3, 2016, in Denver, Colorado, and registration will open January 26, 2016.

Why RIPL? Launched in 2015, the Research Institute for Public Libraries brings together public library staff from across the country for an intensive, participatory learning experience.  Learn about:

*   designing outcome-based evaluation of programs and services

*   assessing the needs of your community

*   techniques for tracking public library data and using these data for planning, management, and proving worth to your community

*   using data and stories to demonstrate library impact

*   aligning research efforts with national initiatives such as Edge Benchmarks, the Impact Survey, and Project Outcomes

Get all the details, an informational flyer, cost details, and information for registration at

Questions about RIPL? Please email


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