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Elizabeth Mengel

Office Location

  • Q-level


  • MLS

Selected Presentations


  • Getting Started with Academic Library Value: Strategies for Initiating Conversations, Expanding Thinking, and Taking Action”, ACRL Conference, Portland OR 2015
  • Methods for Aligning HR into Institutional Goals”, ARL ACRL HR Symposium, Washington DC November 2012
  • Collaborative Assessment: North American Academic Libraries’ Experience Using the Balanced Scorecard to Measure Performance and Show Value,” (prepared for the 9th Annual Northumbria Conference, York, England August 2009)
  • Presenter 2011 Mission Driven Performance Summit, “Navigating Industry Change Using the Balanced Scorecard” Washington DC

Selected Publications 


  • After the Data: Taking Action on ClimateQual Results” Evidence Based Library and Information Practice v.8 n.2 (2013) 48-59
  • “The Confluence of Collections at Johns Hopkins’ Sheridan Libraries” Research Library Issues, no. 283 (2013): Special Issues on Mainstreaming Special Collections
  • “Building Scorecards in academic Research Libraries: Performance Measurement and Organizational Issues” Evidence Based Library and Information Practice v. 8 n.2 (2013) 183-199
  • “The ARL Balanced Scorecard Initiatives Meets the ARL 2030 Scenarios” Bimonthly Report from ARL, CNI, and SPARC 278 (March 2012), 17-23
  • “Collaborative assessment: North American academic libraries’ experience using the Balanced Scoredcard to Measure Performance and Show Value: Library Management v.33 n 6-7 (2012) 357-364
  • “Building Scorecards in Academic Research Libraries: Organizational Issues and Measuring Performance,” 2010 ARL Library Assessment Conference Proceedings

Professional memberships/activities 

  • 2017-2020 Ivy Plus Libraries Collections Group Executive Committee
  • 2017 AAAS Library Advisory Board
  • 2016 Reveal Digital Library Advisory Board
  • 2010 and 2011 member of the Library Assessment Planning Committee
  • 2007 ACRL National Conference Local Arrangements Committee member
  • 2005-2008 National Library Advisory Board Member, Optical Society of America (OSA)
  • 2004-2006 Member of the National Scope and Coverage Committee for Engineering Index, Elsevier Engineering Information, Inc.
  • 2004-2006, Director Engineering Libraries Division, American Society for Engineering Education