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 The Vital Engagement of the University Library in the Accreditation Process

Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Kingdom of Bahrain

​​​​​​​​​Workshop Overview​

The workshop will cover the following:
  • ​Identify Accreditation, its types, Levels and Organizations.
  • Explain and discuss the importance of accreditation for both library and University.
  • Identify and discuss ​​accreditation standards, requirements, processes and procedures from the library perspective.
  • Analyze and Evaluate examples of Library Self-Evaluation Reports (LSERs): Discussion groups.
  • Develop Library Self-Evaluation Report (LSER): Requirements and procedures.
  • Case Studies.

Workshop Objectives

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:​

Define the types and levels of Accreditation and recognize the Organizations for Accreditation. 

Review, steer, and evaluate the overall process and procedures of Accreditation.

Engage and lead the Library team through the whole University’s Accreditation processes.

Develop a framework for building Library Self-Evaluation Report (LSER).

Manage the External Evaluation Team Visit (EETV) efficiently.

Plan for the next step after acquiring the Accreditation, Reaccreditation or Reaffirmation of Accreditation.

The Targeted Audience​

  • Heads of academic librar​ies.
  • Audience from the strategic positions in higher institutions.​

Workshop moderator​

Dr. Amal W. Mostafa
  • Associate Professor in Library and Information Science at Cairo University
  • University Librarian and member of Accreditation Committee, Area 6 (learning resources), Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University- IAFU

Workshop Language​

  • ​Arabic​​​​
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