Strategic Plan

Goals and Objectives

  • Goal I: Ensure access to the full scholarly record for the Cornell community.
  • Goal II: Dramatically improve systems for finding and using scholarly resources.
  • Goal III: Provide services to support the full cycle of research and scholarly exchange.
  • Goal IV: Strengthen the educational impact of library programs for students at all levels.
  • Goal V: Invest in physical and virtual library spaces.
  • Goal VI: Expand the Library’s reach through public engagement.
  • Goal VII: Promote an organizational culture that helps library staff succeed in a changing environment and embraces broader engagement with the Cornell community.

Next Steps in Advancing the CUL Strategic Plan for 2013-2015

  • Foster an innovative and collaborative staff culture.
  • Consolidate the partnership with Columbia and deepen collaboration with other libraries to build comprehensive access to the world's scholarship.
  • Build effective and efficient digital information resource capacity.
  • Create a dynamic virtual presence.
  • Develop library/information services and resources for the Cornell-NYC Tech campus.