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    Volume 20,  Volume 20, Issue 3

    Staff Spotlight: Lori Harris

    On July 1, Lori Harris began her tenure as interim dean and university librarian. As she embarks in this new role at the university, we thought this a perfect opportunity to ask her a few questions about her aspirations and hopes for the Libraries. What are your goals for the coming year? Both immediate and long-term.  My immediate goal is to move forward with increasing the number of faculty and staff throughout the Libraries. I would like to use this as an opportunity to bring on board people who have the lived experience, expertise and initiative to support our strategic goals in ways that are innovative and that highlight the efforts…

  • Vol 20, Issue 2,  Volume 20

    A Note from the Dean: Introducing our NEXT Directions

    As announced in our Annual Progress Report, this year the faculty and staff of UC Libraries undertook an endeavor to update our existing Strategic Plan, building on success of our Strategic Plan implementation, bringing in initiatives from the Provost-led Strategic Sizing priorities and aligning them with UC’s NEXT Lives Here Strategic Directions. What has resulted is a new Strategic Framework for UC Libraries that we are calling our NEXT Directions.   Through fulfillment of our NEXT Directions, the University of Cincinnati Libraries aims to increase our impact by: creating paths to education innovation and student success; contributing to the university’s research, learning and teaching agendas; and by creating partnerships within…

  • Vol 20, Issue 2

    NEXT Directions: Strategic Framework for the University of Cincinnati Libraries

    The University of Cincinnati’s NEXT Lives Here Strategic Directions focus on the core areas of Academic Excellence, Urban Impact and the Innovation Agenda in order to engage people and ideas – and to transform the world. The University of Cincinnati Libraries is key to what’s NEXT. UC Libraries fuels student success, research, scholarship and engagement with the community. We forge pathways to discovery and empower students, faculty and researchers to achieve academic success. Through fulfillment of our NEXT Directions, the University of Cincinnati Libraries aims to increase our impact by: creating paths to education innovation and student success; contributing to the university’s research, learning and teaching agendas; and by creating…