Recapping State of the Libraries 2020

Thanks to everyone who attended State of the Libraries on Wednesday. We had over 200 folks join the meeting, and I’m so glad you all found the time to be there even with the competing demands of work and home.… Continue Reading

University Librarian’s Report – July 2019

I’d like to start my article this issue by thanking all of you who attended our State of the Libraries meeting in June. It was a great opportunity for us to network with colleagues we don’t often get to see… Continue Reading

University Librarian’s Report – May 2019

The last several months have been a flurry of activity. In addition to the day-to-day demands of a busy spring semester, it’s also the most planning-intensive period of the year, as we assess our standing at the close of the… Continue Reading

We Are Not Alone – Thoughts on the BTAA Meeting

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I know that we spend a lot of time focused on building infrastructure. Our top priorities involve undergraduate success and strengthening information control to ensure that our users have efficient, reliable access to information resources. I just got back from… Continue Reading

The Budget Process and Library Impact on Student Outcomes

With the last of the Welcome Days events now completed and the start of the fall semester fully complete, it is time to turn our attention to another annual tradition: the preparation of our annual budget request. Each year, we… Continue Reading