The University Libraries values the opportunity to partner with faculty in the classroom, providing students with instruction on resources that will support specific course assignments. Consistent with the requirements of each academic program supported at Southwest Baptist University, the library faculty have developed measurable program-level student learning objectives (PLSLOs), which are assessed annually.
The library faculty not only ask students to evaluate each library session at its conclusion, but the former also work with faculty in the classroom to assess individual students' attainment of the learning outcomes developed for these sessions. Both of these assessments are included in the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 reports. Since the library faculty do not teach semester-long courses, other data pertaining to coursework and library resource usage was included in the 2013-2014 report. The incorporation of data pertinent to courses and usage statistics will continue to be included in future reports.
Reports dating back to the 2008-2009 academic year are located on the portal under Campus Services/Library Services, so as to protect the confidentiality of assignments assessed from those unaffiliated with the University. The reports do not include student names, preserving the integrity of the data presented.
For any questions regarding the University Libraries' information literacy plan, please contact your Personal Librarian.