Library Committee Handbook

Executive Committee



Proposal for Monitoring Goals and Establishing Performance Metrics

Goals by Mission

Metrics

Sources/Issues

Data Available for Competitors?

Where are we now?

Research/Scholarship

 

 

 

 

Regain standing as the world’s best public university library, supporting UIUC’s research initiatives.

 

Association of Research Libraries (ARL) ranking

ARL statistics

Yes

Number 6 in ARL rankings.  Ranking as number 3 would achieve this goal.

Reestablish the Library’s strengths in acquiring and providing access to world-class collections.

 

 

 

 

 

Preserve our valuable collections in appropriate facilities and with an innovative preservation program.

 

 

 

 

Develop and preserve unique digital collections that meet campus, state, and international needs.

 

 

 

 

Expand faculty capabilities to support interdisciplinary research and new technologies.

 

 

 

 

 

Goals by Mission

Metrics

Sources/Issues

Data Available for Competitors?

Where are we now?

Education

 

 

 

 

Improve access to Library resources by consolidating service points and rationalizing electronic access.

 

 

 

 

Launch innovative digital services meeting the needs of today’s students, faculty and staff.

 

 

 

 

Implement and promote a comprehensive information literacy program.

% of courses in a department receiving course integrated instruction

 

% of departments with courses receiving course integrated instruction

 

% of Comp I courses receiving course integrated instruction

Information Literacy Coordinators at other institutions

Yes

 

 

Goals by Mission

 

Metrics

 

Sources/Issues

 

Data Available for Competitors?

 

Where are we now?

Engagement/Service

 

 

 

 

Promote our outstanding collections and services with innovative public programming and digital services.

 

 

 

 

Play leadership roles in state, national, and international consortia such as CARLI (Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois), CIC, Association of Research Libraries, Digital Library Federation, Center for Research Libraries.

Number of individuals in leadership roles in these various consortia

Committee and other rosters of relevant consortia

yes

 

Economic Development

 

 

 

 

Develop entrepreneurial programs and secure additional income to support Library collections and services.

 

 

 

 

Estimate the Library’s value to state and local economic development