St. Olaf College's Office of Institutional Research and Evaluation gathers evidence every year concerning college-wide student learning outcomes, such as critical thinking, effective writing, quantitative reasoning, and research proficiency.
"This LibGuide provides information on how to create an assessment plan and promote a culture of assessment in the library. The assessment plan describes an assessment cycle. Assessment never ends. It is a process of continuous improvement in response to changes in student characteristics, the economy, technology, and other factors that affect libraries and institutions of higher education."