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ELAC Library Assessment: Home

This guide is an internal staff guide.

Let's Plan: Assessment Meeting (Fall 2019 Meeting Date TBD)

Meeting Goal: Plan fall 2019 assessment activities

Welcome to the ELAC Library Assessment Guide

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Current Library CLOs

Library Science 101 (College Research Skills)
(Cycle Two) Course Learning Outcome:
Construct a bibliography that reflects a focused research question, selection of appropriate keywords, effective evaluation and selection of sources, and adherence to formatting and citation rules.

Library Services Assessment
(Cycle One) Context Learning Outcome: Students contribute to the creation of a library space that promotes personal and academic success.

Library Assessment Plans

Library Science 101 Assessment Plan

Step 1: Develop/Revise CLOs & Assessment Methods (Fall 2017)
Step 2: Assess (First Time) (Spring 2018) 
Step 3: Analyze the Results and Create Discipline-level Action Plan (Improvement Plan) (Fall 2018)
Step 4: Implement Improvement Plan (Spring 2019)
Step 5: Re-Assess (Second Time) (Fall 2019)
Step 6: Close the Loop; Analyze Results and Create Department-level Action Plan (Spr2020)

Library Services Assessment Plan
Step 1 (Spring 2018): Identify Context Learning Outcome and assessment (Fall 2018) Library Task Force develops student survey question(s) and plans spring 2019 assessments 
Step 2 (Spring 2019): Assess Students 
Step 3 (Fall 2019): Analyze Results & Develop Action (Improvement) Plan 
Step 4 (Spring 2020): Implement Improvement Plan 
Step 5 (Fall 2020): Implement Improvement Plan  
Step 6 (Spring 2021): Re-Assess and Close the Loop
Second Assessment Cycle: Begins Fall 2021

Library Mission Statement

The East Los Angeles College Libraries promote equitable student-centered learning and faculty teaching by providing

  •  An environment that promotes learning and teaching
  • Cultural and curricular relevant print, audio-visual, and electronic resources
  • Information competency and research skills instruction
  • Innovative educational technology
  • Programs and services that promote diversity, open access, and lifelong learning

Maps to College Mission & Goal 1

East Los Angeles College empowers students to achieve their educational goals, to expand their individual potential, and to successfully pursue their aspirations for a better future for themselves, their community and the world.

Goal 1
Increasing student success and academic excellence through student-centered instruction, student-centered support services, and dynamic technologies.