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Library Assessment Repository: Home

About the Repository

Our Vision

The Repository will be a welcoming, one-stop shop for the sharing of assessment information, resources, and ideas for all areas of the library community including public, academic, and special libraries. The Repository will be an evolving resource that adapts to the community’s changing needs.

Using the Repository

If you need to learn the basics of library assessment or access a few curated tools - visit the Library Assessment Fundamentals guide. If you want to search more resources or submit resources to the repository, visit the Community Resources portal. You can click on the 'share copies' text below or visit the form link Community Resources to submit new research, tools, and much more. Please use the guide below to learn more about using the repository or click Questions or Feedback to contact us!

Notice: The URL for this website will be changing in the near future as a part of the LLAMA to Core transition. Please continue to check back for updates!

Library Assessment Fundamentals

Visit the Assessment Fundamentals Guide for:

  • Introductory assessment guides and tutorials
  • Information on research methods, planning, bibliometrics, professional development, ethics, and other topics
  • Resources including national surveys, assessment plans, forms, and Listservs

Community Resources

Visit the Community Resources portal to:

  • Access assessment research and resources shared by other librarians
  • Share copies of your own assessment research, forms, and tools
  • Share links to other assessment research, forms, and tools that you have found useful and that are accessible online or can be found using DOI links

Resource Highlights

Assessment Fundamentals - Get an overview of assessment concepts and resources.

This page includes terminology, research methods, ethical concerns, assessment resources, national surveys, and more. 

Community Resources - Share and discover new assessment resources and research.

This page includes assessment research, forms, instruments, and other resources shared by librarians. It also includes a form for sharing resources that you think would be of interest to the library community.