Strategic Goals

Mission and Strategic Goals for 2013 – 2018

The USF Libraries strengthen and enhance the teaching, learning, research and service missions of the University by delivering exceptional and innovative services; employing robust information resource management and delivery strategies; and establishing rich partnerships to drive creation and dissemination of new scholarship for our knowledge-driven global environment.

Strategic Goal 1:

Expand information management services for scholarly communication and inter-disciplinary research, teaching and learning.

Strategic Goal 2:

Acquire and preserve collections of national distinction in targeted inter-disciplinary fields, reflecting institutional strategic directions.

Strategic Goal 3:

Sustain and expand a library instruction program in collaboration with faculty which is continuously assessed for its effectiveness and impact on student academic success.

Strategic Goal 4:

Continuously improve library operations, facilities, services, programs, and collections to better meet the research, teaching and learning needs of faculty, staff, and students.