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CARLI Counts Cohort 4

CARLI Counts Cohort 4 Posters

The posters, designed by the Cohort 4 Teams, were presented at the CARLI Annual Meeting in November 2023. 

Cohort 4 Reports

Building Blocks for College Success

Ann Berens, Reference Librarian
Concordia University Chicago

What Do Members Value in a Consortial Ebook Collection

Elizabeth C. Clarage, Director of Collections Services

Examining the Effect of Multiple FIYS Library Class Instruction Sessions on Student Success

Tommy Crawford, Reference & Instruction Librarian
Lake Forest College

Evaluating Student Writing from an Information Literacy Perspective at a Small Theological School

John Dechant, Director of Library & Archives
Meadville Lombard Theological School

An Academic Library Makerspace Analysis in Assessing Patron Perspective of Space to Address Service

Celenia Graves, Experimental Learning and Engagement Librarian
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Student Success Assessment

Chad Kahl, Data Services Librarian
Illinois State University

One Book, One College Assessment

Jayna Leipart Guttilla, Collection Development & Access Librarian
Illinois Valley Community College

The Effectiveness of Library Space on Student Learning and Success: Perceptions and Realities

Samantha Loster, Electronic Resource Management Librarian
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

A Comparative Survey of Faculty, Staff, and Student Perceptions and Practices Regarding Generative AI Tools

Sean Murphy, Head of Access Services
Illinois Institute of Technology

Do I Fit Here? A Look Into How the Library Fosters Belonging and Self-identity as Emerging Scholars

Andy Newgren, Dean of Library and Learning Innovation
Rockford University

Assessing the Impact of Library Instruction on Student Learning Outcomes and Student Retention

Mary-Carol Riehs, Technical Services/Reference and Instruction Librarian
Concordia University Chicago

“And Then I Gave Up”: Assessing Undergraduate Students’ Persistence with Library Electronic Resources

Laura Spradlin, Electronic Resources & Systems Librarian
Illinois Wesleyan University

Accepting Adversity

Jennifer Stubbs, Assistant Professor, Instruction and Outreach Librarian
Bradley University

You Belong in the Library: Assessing the Impact of Library Spaces on Student Belonging and Success

Kim Tipton, Reference Librarian
McHenry County College

Assessing the Use of the Reserves Textbook Collection by Undergraduates Who are Unable to Afford Purchasing Their Course Materials

Jacqueline Zook, Technical Services Coordinator; Selector for Music/Dance and Art
Northeastern Illinois University


The following participants attended CARLI Counts Cohort 4.


  • Kris Veldheer, Catholic Theological Union (mentor coordinator)
  • Gina Petersen, Northwestern University
  • Gwen Gregory , Northern Illinois University
  • Tammy Kuhn-Schnell, Lincoln Land Community College
  • Rebecca Yowler, Knox College


  • Chad Kahl, Illinois State University
  • Samantha Loster, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
  • Mariah Tennell, Aurora University
  • Kim Tipton, McHenry County College
  • Ann Berens, Concordia University Chicago
  • Jayna Leipart Guttilla, Illinois Valley Community College
  • Sean Murphy, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • William Waites, Roosevelt University
  • Tommy Crawford, Lake Forest College
  • John Dechant, Chicago Theological Seminary
  • Celenia Graves, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Andy Newgren, Rockford University
  • Laura Spradlin, Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Mary-Carol Riehs, Concordia University Chicago
  • Jennifer Stubbs, Bradley University
  • Jacqueline Zook, Northeastern Illinois University
  • Elizabeth Clarage, CARLI


  • Lisa Hinchliffe, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Dennis Krieb, Lewis & Clark Community College
  • Anne Craig, CARLI
  • Deborah Campbell, CARLI
  • Michelle Haake, CARLI