The missing link? Using reflection to advance qualitative evaluation and assessment in libraries and information services

Sheila Corrall

University of Pittsburgh

Sheila Corrall is a Professor at the University of Pittsburgh iSchool, where she teaches courses on Academic Libraries, Research Methods, and Academic Culture & Practice. Her research interests include scholarly communication, collection development, the open movement, and the evolving competencies of information professionals. She has authored more than 100 publications. 


PurposeLibrary assessment and performance measurement have turned to qualitative approaches including narrative and ethnographic methods for more meaningful demonstrations of the value and impact of services and facilities.... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Sheila Corrall (University of Pittsburgh)
  2. Alison Pickard (Northumbria University)

Topic Areas

Methods , Frameworks


PA-6C » Workshop: Reflective Practice (16:15 - Tuesday, 1st August, Seminar Room 1)



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