Assessment at the University of Louisville Libraries is responsible for developing and executing projects that generate useful data about our services, facilities and user experiences, and to communicate the information in compelling ways to stakeholders.
Create an assessment plan for measuring progress toward strategic goals
Identify metrics that demonstrate the Libraries contributions to University goals
Provide consultation for Libraries faculty and staff engaged in assessment related to methods of data collection, data analysis and management, and action plan development.
Data collection & analysis:
Collect quantitative and qualitative data for making user-centered decisions about the allocation of resources and personnel
Determine processes and tools for storage and maintenance of data about the libraries
Provide access to existing assessment data and results.
Communicate assessment results to internal and external audiences using narrative and visual formats
Create web content for the Libraries assessment activities and outcomes
Serve as the primary contact for annual reporting to national organizations such as the Association of Research Libraries, Association of College and Research Libraries, National Center for Educational Statistics and others
Contribute to accreditation reporting.
Partner with the Office of Academic Planning and Accountability to align with the University’s strategic planning, accountability and institutional effectiveness initiatives.
Initiate and lead an assessment community of practice within the libraries
Coordinate the Libraries Student Advisory Board
Represent the Libraries on university assessment committees.