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Today's ever evolving library
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Today's ever evolving library

Kathryn recently joined Culture Counts’ Melbourne team as a Client Relationship Officer. Prior to joining, she worked for a major performing arts company across the operations, artistic, education and community outreach teams. She has also worked in different types of libraries, including the specialist library for the arts company, public and academic libraries. Today, she talks about libraries and their ever-changing role in today's world.

Kathryn O'Brien
Kathryn O'Brien
26 September 2019
UK libraries shine a light on diversity
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UK libraries shine a light on diversity

Sue Williamson, Arts Council England's Director Libraries and Birmingham, looks at how the libraries using the Impact and Insight toolkit are championing diversity, while re-defining what a library is, and what it can be.

Sue Williamson
Sue Williamson
12 August 2019
Our top tips for successful evaluation in 2019
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Our top tips for successful evaluation in 2019

To ring in the new year, we asked our client management team to share their best advice for successful evaluation so you can start 2019 the right way – setting achievable, insightful and measurable goals.

Taylor Brodie
Taylor Brodie
6 February 2019
6 steps to avoiding survey fatigue
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6 steps to avoiding survey fatigue

Key considerations to ensure you’re not burning your respondents out

Taylor Brodie
Taylor Brodie
6 February 2019
The pros and cons of intercept interviews
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The pros and cons of intercept interviews

Despite its many benefits, intercept interviewing can seem daunting and resource draining. Our resident field research expert Clare Chappell shares her valuable insights.

Clare Chappell
Clare Chappell
29 November 2018
Seven distribution methods to increase low response rates
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Seven distribution methods to increase low response rates

Are you concerned about low response rates for your evaluations? Sometimes getting survey responses can be a difficult task. Culture Counts help you review your distribution methods and establish an effective plan to maximise your sample size and engage a mix of demographics representative of your audience.

Alison Lasek
Alison Lasek
2 October 2018
How to be Successful Collecting Data in the Field
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How to be Successful Collecting Data in the Field

Hi, my name is Clare Chappell and I've been the Field Work Supervisor at Culture Counts Australia for over two years now. Here are my top tips on how to carry out and manage fieldwork using tablet-based surveys.

Clare Chappell
Clare Chappell
5 February 2018
Speaking the Language of Data Visualisation
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Speaking the Language of Data Visualisation

Data visualisation is a powerful tool that can turn raw numbers into a compelling story to impress, persuade and educate. Analyst Aaron Kosovich shows how new tools can be used to present your information and ideas far more effectively than any other form of communication.

Aaron Kosovich
Aaron Kosovich
1 October 2017
New technologies offering simple solutions to long-term challenges
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New technologies offering simple solutions to long-term challenges

Many organisations we work with have limited staff resources and competing evaluation needs. Along with cultural data, they must collect social, economic and tourism impact data for events. This has encouraged us to broaden our outcomes framework in conjunction with the Cultural Development Network (CDN), so organisations can measure the impact of arts and culture across economic, social, civic, environmental and cultural domains.

Georgia Moore
Georgia Moore
5 June 2017
Achieving a Significant Sample
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Achieving a Significant Sample

Another question we often get asked: Do I need to capture hundreds of audience responses to achieve a significant survey sample? This blog uses a recent case study to explore what significance means and provides tips for how to achieve it.

Justine Morris
Justine Morris
3 October 2016