Albert S. Cook Library assesses library programs, services, and resources in order to address the evolving needs of the Towson University community.

Library uses various assessment methods to:

  • Evaluate the Library's information literacy and outreach programs.
  • Design a user-centered Library website.
  • Analyze library resource statistics.
  • Understand library user needs and behaviors.

Areas of Assessment

Information Literacy

The Library regularly evaluates the effectiveness of its information literacy teaching initiatives. (more info)


The website is assessed regularly to ensure that it is meeting the needs of the Library's community of users. (more info)