Strategic Plan Update: Action Plan progress as of Dec. 31, 2017

By: Martha Ney

We are pleased  to announce the launch of a new University Libraries Strategic Plan web site.

The December 31, 2017, action plan update for the University Libraries 2014-2019 Strategic Plan is now available as a pdf hereQ2_Update Action-Plan-2017-2018-wwewnp. It also is available for download via the new Strategic Plan website.

The 2017-2018 Action Plan began with 19 actions – 4 for Advancing University Research; 7 for Discovery, Access and Preservation; and 8 for Teaching and Learning.  As of the end of the second quarter 3  of the actions were substantially completed and/or operationalized, 10 are in process, 5 are in the planning phase and 1 is to be initiated.

We welcome your feedback on the current update of the action plan, process for updating the action plan, communications strategy, and revision to the strategic plan. Please feel free to send your comments or question to the Strategic Plan Steering Committee (


Joe Salem, Chair,

Chris Avery,

Anne Behler

Paul Burnell,

Matt Ciszek,

Karen Estlund,

Jennifer Gilley,

Glenn Masuchika,

Martha Ney,

Kimlyn Patishnock,

Diane Zabel,