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UCLA Library Assessment Guide

"Assessment is used to make decisions that guide our future, not to validate decisions of the past."

For Creating a Culture of Assessment

Farkas, M. G. (2013). Building and sustaining a culture of assessment: Best practices for change leadership. Library Faculty Publications and Presentations. Paper 78. 

Case for using Kotter's multi-step process for organizational change to create a culture of assessment. 

For Writing an Assessment Plan

An assessment plan can organize assessment efforts, keep them on track, and record assessment results and lessons learned. The ACRL Value of Academic Libraries blog entry on Writing a Library Assessment Plan includes a list of best practices, examples of assessment plans from libraries, and a short bibliography.