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James C. Kirkpatrick Library Assessment

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JCKL Assessment Overview

What is Library Assessment?

Academic library assessment captures the impact libraries have on their user communities.  The approach is holistic, looking at how people use library space, services and resources as well as how libraries impact student learning.

JCKL Data Collected

James C. Kirkpatrick Library (JCKL) studies a variety of different phenomenon capturing usage statistics, survey responses and observations. The navigation menu provides graphs demonstrating usage trends across these categories. Usage statistics available on this guide cover the following:

  • Building usage
  • Library services, such as Interlibrary Loan, Research Services, and Client Services
  • Information literacy instruction
  • Physical & electronic collections
  • Library technology and website usage


The latest university Fact Book library statistics are located on the left side of this page.

JCKL surveys, usability studies and annual reports are located in the JCKL Surveys & Reports tab.

Fast Facts