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Library Assessment & Impact

A guide to OSU Libraries & Press Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan Information

2017 Strategic Planning Process

Oregon State University Libraries and Press is in the process of setting a new strategic plan for the 2018-2023 cycle. Members of the team are listed in the left column. As of early May 2017 the team will have completed two rounds of in-house feedback on the strategic plan. In the fall of 2017 the team will collect feedback from the Oregon State University community and make final revisions to the 2018-2023 strategic plan. 

2012-2017 Oregon State University Libraries and Press Strategic Goals

GOAL 1: Reimagine the learning and service environment
GOAL 2: Enrich academic impact and educational prosperity
GOAL 3: Play a fundamental role in knowledge creation and dissemination
GOAL 4: Sustain an intentional and inclusive organization

2012-2017 Oregon State University Libraries and Press Mission

The OSU Libraries and Press cultivate superior scholarship and creativity, empower discovery, and preserve and disseminate knowledge. We develop user-focused services, share our expertise through teaching and research, and build gateways to unique resources to further the growth of the University, the people of Oregon, and the global scholarly community. We advance OSU’s land grant mission by contributing to learner success, scholarly excellence, and community engagement.

2012-2017 Oregon State University Libraries and Press Vision

The OSU Libraries and Press will be at the center of intellectual engagement and scholarship at Oregon State University. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the people of Oregon will highly value our research, teaching, and services. Our solutions to the evolving challenges of higher education and scholarly communication will serve as a model of innovation for academic libraries and university presses.

2012-2017 Oregon State University Libraries and Press Core Values
In engaging with our community and working with our partners, we are guided by these values:

  • Access: We endorse and advocate the open exchange of information.
  • Civility: We create safe environments for discourse within our community.
  • Collaboration: We actively seek out partnerships and share our expertise.
  • Diversity: We recognize, promote, and value the differences within our organization and community.
  • Innovation: We improve and adapt by valuing risk-taking and intellectual discovery.
  • Preservation: We safeguard knowledge and the historic record for our community. Service: We are passionate and intentional about helping others.
  • Sustainability: We are trusted stewards of our resources.




2017 Strategic Planning Team

Members of the Strategic Planning Team (2017)

  • Heather Bennett
  • Faye Chadwell
  • Anne-Marie Deitering
  • Kerri Goergen-Doll
  • Mary Markland
  • Kelly McElroy
  • Chris Petersen
  • Rima Reves
  • Ian Scofield
  • Steven Van Tuyl
  • April Zeller