As part of my project for the Assessment Leadership Academy, I am writing a review of the relevant literature. My project is titled Developing an Academic Library Learning Assessment Plan, and these are some of the most helpful references I have come across so far. Megan Oakleaf’s work, specifically, is really great.
Allen, M.J. (2004). Assessing academic programs in higher education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
American Association of Colleges and Universities VALUE Project. Information literacy rubric. Retrieved from http://www.aacu.org/value/abouttherubrics.cfm
American Association for Higher Education. Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning. Retrieved from http://condor.depaul.edu/acafflpc/aahe.htm
Banta, T. & Associates. (2002). Building a scholarship of assessment. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Driscoll, Amy & Wood, S. (2007). Developing outcomes-based assessment for learner-centered education: A faculty introduction. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
Dugan, R.E. & Hernon, P. (2002). Outcomes assessment: Not synonymous with inputs and outputs. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 28, 376-380.
Hernon, P. (2002). Editorial: The practice of outcomes assessment. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 28, 1-2.
Hernon, P. & Dugan, R.E. (2002). An action plan for outcomes assessment in your library. Chicago, IL: American Library Association.
Hurlbert, J. (2008). Defining relevancy: Managing the new academic library. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.
Nichols, K. W., & Nichols, J. O. (2000). The department head’s guide to assessment implementation in administrative and educational support units. New York: Agathon Press.
Nitecki, D.A. & Bach, C.N. (2011, March). Assessment and accreditation: Libraries enter stage left. Paper presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries conference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/events/national/2011/papers/assessment_accredita.pdf
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (2010). Standard 2 – Resources & Capacity. Retrieved from http://www.nwccu.org/Standards%20and%20Policies/Standard%202/Standard%20Two.htm
Oakleaf, M. (2008). The information literacy instruction assessment cycle: A guide for increasing student learning and improving librarian instructional skills. Journal of Documentation, 65(4), 539-560.
Oakleaf, M. (2009). Writing information literacy assessment plans: A guide to best practice. Communications in Information Literacy, 3(2), 80-89.
Oakleaf, M. (2010). The value of academic libraries: A comprehensive research review and report. Association of College & Research Libraries. Chicago, IL: American Library Association. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/issues/value/val_report.pdf
Oakleaf, M. (2011). Are they learning? Are we? Learning outcomes and the academic library. The Library Quarterly, 81(1), 61-82.
Oakleaf, M. & Kaske, N. (2009). Guiding questions for assessing information literacy in higher education. Libraries in the Academy, 9(2), 273-286.
Portmann, C.A. & Roush A.J. (2004). Assessing the effects of library instruction. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 30, 461-465.
Suskie, L. (2009). Assessing student learning: A commonsense guide. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
White, L.N. (2008). From slide rules to scorecards: service environment factors affecting the future of assessment in academic libraries. In J.M. Hurlbert (Ed.), Defining relevancy: Managing the new academic library (pp. 178-185). Westport, CN: Libraries Unlimited.
Wood, E.J., Miller, R., & Knapp, A. (2007). Beyond survival: Managing academic libraries in transition. Westport, CN: Libraries Unlimited.
Wright, S. & White, L. (2007). SPEC Kit 303: Library Assessment. Association of Research Libraries. Retrieved from http://www.arl.org/bm~doc/spec303web.pdf