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Shaping Outcomes has been developed through a cooperative agreement (#RE-06-05-0014-05) between the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). It was created by faculty from the Museum Studies Program and English Department of the IU School of Liberal Arts and faculty of the School of Library and Information Science at Indiana University-Indianapolis with the assistance of other faculty, graduate students, and staff of IUPUI.

Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Kryder-Reid, Ph.D., Director of Museum Studies, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Museum Studies, IU School of Liberal Arts.

For a complete list of those who helped develop Shaping Outcomes, please visit our Project Credits page.

Citations and Credits


Module A

[A-2] “How many worms…” quoted from “Outcomes Measurement: What and Why? An Overview” United Way 2002. (available as of 8-25-09)

[A-5 Dig deeper] “Agency Experiences with Outcome Measurement: Survey Findings.” United Way of America, 2000. Used by permission.

Module B

[B-4m] Apple, Karen L. (1993). Is art a frill? elementary teachers' attitudes toward art [Electronic Version],2006, Reports - Research from

[B-4l] Rossiter, Marsha (2002). Narrative and stories in adult teaching and learning [Electronic Version]. Clearinghouse on adult, career and vocational education, 4. Retrieved September 11, 2005.

[B-5 – Dig Deeper] Rhea Joyce Rubin, “So What? Using Outcome-Based Evaluation to Assess the Impact of Library Services” Presentation to Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (June 2004), p.17 (available as of 8-25-06)

[B-7 cartoon] Used by permission. S. Harris.

Module C

[C-2 Dig Deeper] Logic Models used by permission.

Simple Logic Model: Taylor-Powell, Ellen (1996). Logic models to enhance program performance. Retrieved September 11, 2005 from University of Wisconsin-Extension, Program Development and Evaluation Unit Web Site  

“Tobacco Control Global View” Taylor-Powell, Ellen. (2005) Logic Models: A framework for program planning and evaluation. University of Wisconsin- Cooperative Extension; Program Development and Evaluation (July 2005). PowerPoint presentation at the Nutrition, Food Safety and Health Conference, slide 22. Retrieved September 11, 2005 from University of Wisconsin-Extension, Program Development and Evaluation Unit Web Site

The Oregon Progress Board “Real Life Logic Model” SB555: Working toward better outcomes for children and families. Section8Final.doc (Accessed August 2005).

Module D

[D-10 Dig Deeper] Based on National Leadership Grant tutorial by the Institute of Museum and Library Services found at: Source: Falletta, Salvatore and Combs, Wendy. Info-line: Evaluating Technical Training: A Functional Approach. (September, 1997). Page 12-15. Alexandria, VA. ASTD ( (Used with permission.)

Case Studies



The following institutions have graciously agreed to allow us to modify their materials for grant projects for use as instructional models in the Cases section of Shaping Outcomes:

Athens Clarke County Library System, Athens, Georgia
Central Park Zoo, Wildlife Conservation Society, New York City, New York
Collaborative Digitization Project (formerly Colorado Digitization Project), Denver, Colorado
Denver Firefighters Museum, Denver, Colorado
Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Illinois
Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, Missouri
Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, Washington
Oregon Zoo, Portland, Oregon
Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, Indiana
University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
Walker Art Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The case for Corinth University (Native American Internship project) was based on the real grant experiences (IMLS grant # G-01-04-0039-04) of the Preservation Department, Olin Library at Cornell University.

The case for Riverton County Library (Memoirs project) was based on real grant experiences of Carroll County Public Library in Carrollton, Kentucky

Image Permissions

Denver Firefighters Museum Safety Kiosk
Permission to use images granted by Angela Rayne, Director of the Denver
Firefighters Museum

MoNA Link
Permission to use images granted by Margaret Groff, Education Director at The
Museum of Northwest Art (MoNA)

Illinois State Museum Changes

Permission to use images granted by Bonnie Styles, Director of the Illinois State Museum
The digital media contains images of Dr. Bonnie Styles, Museum Director,
Illinois State Museum and various students and visitors to the Illinois State Museum’s “Changes” exhibition.
Media gathered by: Gary Andrashko, Illinois State Museum Photographer
Date taken: 2004-2006

Oregon Zoo’s ZAP & UNO Expansion
Permission to use images provided by Michael Durham, Oregon Zoo
[p.1] ZAP teen Sylvia (top) and UNO campers, Cameron (left), Xiao Chun, and Casey  (right) look out from their tent after spending the night on Oregon Zoo grounds.
[p.1] UNO campers gather for a group shot in front of the Oregon Zoo entrance.
[p.2] ZAP teen Brittany and UNO camper Cameron pose for a picture at the Entrance to the Oregon Zoo
[p.2] High school intern Eladio Eluna watches while Crystal McBurnett performs a hoof trim on a goat at the Oregon Zoo’s Family Farm Exhibit.

All photos are ©Oregon Zoo/photo by Michael Durham

Peabody Museum Biodiversity Learning
Permission to use images/photos granted by Mary Anderson, Schools/Community
Liason for the Peabody Fellows Program
Photos include images of lobster and crayfish dissection as well as building
Winogradsky columns during Peabody Fellows Program in Biodiversity and
Global Change summer institute for teachers at Yale University’s Peabody

Reading Bias/Writing Tolerance
Permission to use images on p. 2 was granted by Barbara Decker,
Education/School Services at the Missouri Historical Society
Permission to use the Anti-Defamation League’s A World of Difference®Institute  
logo, was granted by Denise DeCou, Project Director for A WORLD OF
DIFFERENCE Institute, St. Louis Project.

Walker Museum’s Art on Call
Permission to use photos given by Robin Dowden, Director, New Media  Initiatives
[p. 1] Walker Art Center   Photo: Roland Halbe
[p. 1] Photo courtesy of Walker Art Center
[p. 2] Photo courtesy of Walker Art Center

Central Park Zoo Poetry
Permission to use images given by Sarah Werner at the Wildlife Conservation
All images are taken by: Julie Larsen Maher ©Wildlife Conservation Society

Map Tools for Adventure
Permission to use images (bottom of p. 1 and p.2) given by Donna Lolla, Public Relations at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Poetry Express
Images taken by Ramona Schescke and Bethany Fales

Riverton Memoirs
Images taken by Ramona Schescke and Bethany Fales

We Read! Summer Program
Images taken by Ramona Schescke and Bethany Fales

Bridging the Gap for Hispanic Newcomers
Permission granted and images provided by Kathryn Ames. The people and activities, in the images, are in conjunction with the IMLS grant given to the Athens-Clarke County Library.

Native American Preservation Internship
Permission granted and images provided by Barbara Eden

Whitney Library Information Commons
[p. 1] Permission to use images granted by David W. Lewis, Dean of the IUPUI
University Library
[p. 3] Images taken by Ramona Schescke and Bethany Fales

Central Florida Memory
Permission granted by Meg Scharf to use images from the Central Florida Memory that come from the collection of the University of Central Florida

Teaching Colorado’s Heritage with Digital Sources
Permission granted by Jill Koelling, Executive Director CDP to use Collaborative  
Digitization Program website images

West Dakota Library Rx
Images taken and provided by Ramona Schescke


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