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Institutional Effectiveness


Libraries define, develop and measure outcomes that contribute to institutional effectiveness and apply findings for purposes of continuous improvement.

Association of College and Research Libraries
Standards for Libraries in Higher Education
2011. p. 9

Documents in this section:

ACRL
ACRL (Academic College Research Libraries) conducts an annual survey of college libraries.

Affinity Libraries Surveys
The Affinity Libraries Group was co-founded by Drake and other midwest academic libraries. The group conducts an extensive peer-data benchmarking survey annually.

IPAL Libraries Surveys
The IPAL (Iowa Private Academic Libraries) group conducts an extensive peer-data benchmarking survey annually.

LibQUAL+
LIBQUAL+ is a methodology and an instrument developed by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) to systematically collect and interpret library user feedback over time.