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Strategic Plan: Direction 3

Strategic Plan: Direction 3

Grow as an adaptive learning organization


We will build and sustain a culture that enables a skilled and engaged workforce to thrive in an ever-changing environment, with an increased emphasis on assessment, efficiency and continuous improvement

Libraries have been serving users for some 4,000 years. The fundamental mission has been remarkably stable — to help users find, evaluate, use and create knowledge to better the world. However, the ways in which libraries serve this mission have changed, as technologies of information recording, storage, duplication and transmission have changed.

As technologies radically transform, the needs of and opportunities for scholars radically transform. As a service organization, the Library must become ever more nimble, adaptive and open to change if we are to provide preeminent service to our preeminent university.

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Illustration by Brian Stauffer