Laura I. Spears, PhD. (firstname.lastname@example.org), is the Director of the Assessment & User Experience and Associate University Librarian with the George A. Smathers Libraries. Her job responsibilities include examining library data that demonstrate library impact on the life of all types of library users. Recent publications focus on overnight library use, interdisciplinary examinations of library space use and the use of Appreciative Inquiry in CoLAB Workshops. Laura works closely with the UF Academic Assessment Committee and is currently the President of the Florida Library Association, and is co-Editor of the open-access, online, peer-reviewed journal, The Journal of Assessment in Higher Education.