Strategic Plan, 2012-2015 - Engagement


Advance the Libraries' role within and impact on campus and the community.

Raynor Memorial Libraries is uniquely positioned to provide services without boundaries across the university community. By creating virtual and open spaces for scholarship and learning, we elevate our position and impact on campus and in the community. We strengthen our role as leaders and in partnership with the University's colleges, academic departments, and other campus units through library initiatives designed to advance teaching, research, and inquiry. In addition, the Library is positioned to be integral and essential to the global community of scholars and learners, who seek out our services, collections, and expertise.

Strategic Priorities

  • Partner with faculty to transform the intellectual life of students by connecting them to knowledge and each other
  • Promote scholarly collaboration across disciplines through programs, exhibits, lectures, and other initiatives
  • Increase opportunities for community engagement

2014 - 2015 Objectives

  • Collaborate with Colleges and Campus programs
    • In collaboration with the College of Education, develop and provide services to Cristo Rey School including faculty access to collections and student internships
    • Develop programs with the Haggerty Art Museum
    • In collaboration with the Office of Mission and Ministry, provide facility access and borrowing privileges to area Catholic clergy
    • Sponsor the annual Martin Luther King Lecture with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Expand community outreach
    • Pursue Special Collections and Archives initiatives
    • Develop and provide services for retired Jesuits
    • Continue to pursue community volunteer activities for staff
  • Develop a library marketing plan
  • Administer the Ithaka survey to faculty and students