Assessment is a continuous process that ensures the effective evaluation of the services and resources of the USF Tampa Library.
The development and implementation of library-wide assessment plan includes:
Our outcomes-based assessment processes focus on the users of the library and enable us to determine whether our programs and units achieve the intended results. How does my program made a difference? How are the lives of the program participants better as a result of the program?
“Outcome-based evaluation is designed to get an organization, such as a library, to answer a crucial question:
We do what, for whom, for what outcomes or benefits?”
Matthews, J. R. (2007). The evaluation and measurement of library services. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited. p. 25.
An Assessment Plan should include
Maki, P. (2004). Assessing for learning : Building a sustainable commitment across the institution. Sterling, Va: Stylus.
Keep in mind: