Oakleaf, Megan, Varnum, Ken, Fransen, Jan, Nackerud, Shane, Brown, Cary, Mosbacker, Bracken, and Steve McCann. Connecting Libraries and Learning Analytics for Student Success. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2020.

Oakleaf, Megan, Brown, Malcolm, Hendrix, Dean, Lucia, Joe, and Scott Walter. “When Roles Collide: Librarians as Educators and the Question of Learning Analytics.” Proceedings of the Eighteenth ACRL National Conference, Cleveland: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2019.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “What Role Can University Libraries Play in Institutional Analytics?EDUCAUSE Review, February 2019.

Oakleaf, Megan.  Library Integration in Institutional Learning Analytics.  Syracuse:  Syracuse University Press, 2018.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “Foreword,” in Academic Libraries and the Academy: Strategies and Approaches to Demonstrate Your Value, Impact and Return on Investment.  Chicago:  Association of College and Research Libraries, 2018.

Belanger, Jackie, Faber, Maggie, and Megan Oakleaf.  “3,000 Library Users Can’t Be Wrong: Using One Open-Ended Survey Question to Demonstrate Your Library’s Value,” in Academic Libraries and the Academy: Strategies and Approaches to Demonstrate Your Value, Impact and Return on Investment.  Chicago:  Association of College and Research Libraries, 2018.

Oakleaf, Megan. Academic Library Value: The Impact Starter Kit. Chicago: American Library Association, 2018.

Oakleaf, Megan. “Assessing Learning with Rubrics.” in Research Methods for Librarians and Educators: Practical Applications in Formal and Informal Learning Environments.  ABC-CLIO, 2018.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “The Problems and Promise of Learning Analytics for Increasing and Demonstrating Library Value and Impact.”  Information and Learning Science.  119(1/2).  16-24.  2018.

Oakleaf, Megan, Whyte, Anthony, Lynema, Emily and Malcolm Brown.  “Academic Libraries & Institutional Learning Analytics:  One Path to Integration.” Journal of Academic Librarianship.  43(5). 454-461.  2017.

Oakleaf, Megan, Walter, Scott, and Malcolm Brown.  “The Academic Library’s Role in the Next Generation Digital Learning Environment: Expanding Support for Student Learning and Success.”  EDUCAUSE Review.  August 2017.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “What’s Missing from Your Institutional Learning Analytics Initiatives?EDUCAUSE Review, December 2016.

Oakleaf, Megan, and Martha Kyrillidou. “Revisiting the Academic Library Value Research Agenda: An Opportunity to Shape the Future.” Journal of Academic Librarianship.  42(6).  2016.

Emmons, Mark, and Megan Oakleaf. “The ACRL Standards for Proficiencies for Assessment Librarians and Coordinators: A New Document to Support and Strengthen Assessment Efforts in Academic Libraries.” Journal of Academic Librarianship.  42(5).  2016.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “Getting Ready and Getting Started: Academic Librarian Involvement in Institutional Learning Analytics Initiatives.” Journal of Academic Librarianship.  42(4).  2016.

Belanger, Jackie, Holmes, Claire, Mills, Jennifer, Zou, Ning, and Megan Oakleaf. “Project RAILS: Lessons Learned about Collaborative Rubric Assessment of Information Literacy Skills.” portal: Libraries and the Academy. 15(4). 2015.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “The Library’s Contribution to Student Learning: Inspirations and Aspirations.”  College and Research Libraries. 76(3).  2015.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “A Roadmap for Assessing Student Learning Using the New Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.”  Journal of Academic Librarianship.  40(5).  2014.

Hiller, Steve, Kyrillidou, Martha, and Megan Oakleaf.  “The Library Assessment Conference: Past, Present, and Near Future!”  Journal of Academic Librarianship. 40(3-4). 2014.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “Correlating Library Services, Expertise, and Resources with Student Learning.”  Information Outlook.  18(2). 2014.

Holmes, Claire and Megan Oakleaf. “The Official (and Unofficial) Rules for Norming Rubrics Successfully.”  Journal of Academic Librarianship. 39(6).  2013.

Belanger, Jackie and Megan Oakleaf.  “Assessment Management Systems: Questions to Spark Librarian Engagement.” Journal of Academic Librarianship. 39(3). 2013.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “Building the Assessment Librarian Guildhall: Criteria and Skills for Quality Assessment Librarian.” Journal of Academic Librarianship. 39(2). 2013.

Oakleaf, Megan, Belanger, Jackie, and Carlie Graham. “Choosing and Using Assessment Management Systems: What Librarians Need to Learn.” Proceedings of the ACRL Fifteenth National Conference.  Indianapolis: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2013.

Oakleaf, Megan, Hoover, Steven, Woodard, Beth, Corbin, Jennifer, Hensley, Randy, Wakimoto, Diana, Hollister, Christopher V., Gilchrist, Debra, Millet, Michelle, Iannuzzi, Patty.  “Notes from the Field: 10 Short Lessons on One-Shot Instruction.”Communications in Information Literacy.  6(1).  2012.

Oakleaf, Megan.  Academic Library Value: The Impact Starter Kit.  Syracuse, NY: Della Graphics, 2012.

Gilchrist, Debra, and Megan Oakleaf.  An Essential Partner: The Librarian’s Role in Student Learning Assessment (NILOA Occasional Paper No. 14). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment, 2012.

Bresciani, Marilee, and Megan Oakleaf.  “Curricular and Co-curricular Collaborations to Facilitate General Education Outcomes.”  New Leadership Alliance for Student Learning and Accountability.  February 2012.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “Staying on Track with Rubric Assessment: Five Institutions Investigate Information Literacy Learning.”  Peer Review. 14(1). 2012.

Oakleaf, Megan, Millet, Michelle S., and Leah Kraus.  “All Together Now: Getting Faculty, Administrators, and Staff Engaged in Information Literacy Assessment.” portal: Libraries and the Academy.  11(3).  2011.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “Do the Right (Write) Thing: Engaging in Academic Library Value Research.”  College and Research Libraries.  72(3). 2011.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “What’s the Value of an Academic Library?  The Development of the Value of Academic Libraries Comprehensive Research Review and Report.”Australian Academic and Research Libraries.  2011.  Figures 1 & 2

Oakleaf, Megan. “Assessment Agreement.” Atlas of New Librarianship.  Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2011.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “Are They Learning?  Are We?  Learning and the Academic Library.” Library Quarterly.  81(1).  2011.

Stanton, Jeffrey M., Kim, Youngseek, Oakleaf, Megan, Lankes, R. David. Gandel, Paul, Cogburn, Derrick & Liddy, Elizabeth D. “Education for eScience Professionals: Job Analysis, Curriculum Guidance, and Program Considerations.” Journal of Education in Library and Information Science. 52(2). 2011.

Oakleaf, Megan. “Demonstrating the Value of Academic Libraries.”  LINK. 11. 2010.

Oakleaf, Megan and Scott Walter. “Recruitment for Results: Assessment Skills and the Academic Job Market.”  Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference. Baltimore, MD: Association of Research Libraries. 2010.

Oakleaf, Megan, Hinchliffe, Lisa, and Mary Ellen Davis. “The Value of Academic Libraries: Findings and Implications for the Profession”  Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference. Baltimore, MD: Association of Research Libraries. 2010.

Oakleaf, Megan.  The Value of Academic Libraries: A Comprehensive Research Review and Report.
Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2010.

Hinchliffe, Lisa and Megan Oakleaf.  “Sustainable Progress through Impact: The Value of Academic Libraries Project.”  Proceedings of the World Library and Information Congress: 76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly. Gothenburg, Sweden: International Federation of Library Associations, 2010.

Oakleaf, Megan and Amy VanScoy.  “Instructional Strategies for Digital Reference: Methods to Facilitate Student Learning.”  Reference and User Services Quarterly.  49(4).  2010.

Oakleaf, Megan and Patricia L. Owen.  “Closing the 12-13 Gap Together: School and College Librarians Supporting 21st Century Learners.”  Teacher-Librarian.  37(4).  2010.

Oakleaf, Megan. “Writing Information Literacy Assessment Plans: A Guide to Best Practice.”  Communications in Information Literacy.  3(2). 2010.

Oakleaf, Megan. “The Information Literacy Instruction Assessment Cycle: A Guide for Increasing Student Learning and Improving Librarian Instructional Skills.” Journal of Documentation.  65(4). 2009.

Bresciani, Marilee, Oakleaf, Megan, Kolkhorst, Fred, Nebeker, Camille, Barlow, Jessica, and Jessica Hickmott. “Examining Design and Inter-Rater Reliability of a Rubric Measuring Research Quality across Multiple Disciplines.” Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation. 14(12). 2009.

Oakleaf, Megan. “Using Rubrics to Assess Information Literacy: An Examination of Methodology and Interrater Reliability.”  Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.  60(5). 2009.

Bresciani, Marilee and Megan Oakleaf.  “Confronting the Business Lens for Accountability of General Education.”  Proceedings of the ACRL Fourteenth National Conference.  Seattle: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2009.

Oakleaf, Megan and Neal Kaske.  “Guiding Questions for Assessing Information Literacy in Higher Education.”  portal: Libraries and the Academy. 9(2). 2009.

Gandel, Paul, Oakleaf, Megan, Stanton, Jeffrey, Lankes, R. David, and Derrick Cogburn.  “More People, Not Just More Stuff:  Developing a New Vision for Our Research Cyberinfrastructure.” ECAR Research Bulletin. 2009.

VanScoy, Amy and Megan Oakleaf. “Evidence vs. Anecdote: Using Syllabi to Plan Curriculum-Integrated Information Literacy Instruction.” College and Research Libraries. 69(6). 2008.

Lankes, R. David, Cogburn, Derrick, Oakleaf, Megan, and Jeffrey Stanton.  “Cyberinfrastructure Facilitators: New Approaches to Information Professionals for e-Research.”  Proceedings of the Oxford eResearch Conference.  2008.

Oakleaf, Megan and Lisa Hinchliffe. “Assessment Cycle or Circular File: Do Academic Librarians Use Information Literacy Assessment Data?”  Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference. Seattle, WA: Association of Research Libraries. 2008.

Oakleaf, Megan, Hinchliffe, Lisa, Gilchrist, Debra, and Anne Zald.  “Assessment Immersion: An Intensive Professional Development Program for Information Literacy Assessment.”  Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference. Seattle, WA: Association of Research Libraries. 2008.

Oakleaf, Megan, Hernon, Peter, and Karin de Jager.  “Assessment in LIS Education.” Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference. Seattle, WA: Association of Research Libraries. 2008.

Oakleaf, Megan. “Dangers and Opportunities: A Conceptual Map of Information Literacy Assessment Tools.” portal: Libraries and the Academy. 8(3). 2008.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “Planning, Building, and Assessing an Online Information Literacy Tutorial: The LOBO Experience.”  Information Literacy Programs in the Digital Age: Educating College and University Students Online. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2008.

Oakleaf, Megan.  “Using Rubrics to Collect Evidence for Decision-Making: What do Librarians Need to Learn?Evidence Based Library and Information Practice. 2(3). 2007.

  • EBLIP4 Conference Best Paper Award

Oakleaf, Megan.  “The Right Assessment Tool for the Job:  Seeking a Match Between Method and Need.”  Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference. Charlottesville, VA: Association of Research Libraries. 2007.

VanScoy, Amy and Megan Oakleaf.  “Effective Instruction in the Virtual Reference  Environment.” Teaching with Technology: An Academic Librarian’s Guide.  Eds. Joe Williams and Susan Goodwin.  Oxford, UK: Chandos, 2007.

VanScoy, Amy and Megan Oakleaf.  “Online Privacy vs. Enhanced Virtual Reference.” Proceedings of the ACRL Eleventh National Conference.  Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2003.


Oakleaf, Megan.  Assessing Information Literacy Skills: A Rubric Approach.  Dissertation completed at UNC-Chapel Hill, 2006.


Oakleaf, Megan. Review of A Practical Guide to Information Literacy Assessment for Academic LibrariansLibrary and Information Science Research, 2008.

Oakleaf, Megan. Review of The Teaching Library: Approaches to Assessing Information Literacy Instruction, 2007.

Oakleaf, Megan. Review of It’s All About Student Learning, 2006.