Planning Document Links

June 17, 2010

Thanks to Mary Donohue , Mary Casserly, and Angela Weiler we have a variety of documents to read as we write The Power of SUNY Libraries. Here are links:



Academic Library In 2.0World_Wawrzaszek_2008

Ensuring Integrity Accessibility Stewardship of Research Data_NAS_2009

(Free PDF summary at right)

Heart or Muscle_Library in the Digital Age_Shepard_2009

Horizon Report_Educause_2010

Intellectual Property Pol_ELearningWeb2.0_Diaz_2009 – Unavailable via open access

Library Web Site of the Future_Bell_2009

No Brief Candle_Reconceiving Reserach_CLIR_2008

On the Record_Future of Bibliographic Control_LOC_2008

Positioning Liaison Librarians_ARL_2009

Safeguarding Collections_Cont PreservationARL_2009

Strategy for Academic Libraries_Lewis_2007

Students and Technology_ECAR_2009

University Publishing In A Digital Age, July 26, 2007

University’s Role in Dissemination of Research_ARL_2009

Wireless Internet Use_Pew_2009

Strategic Planning/University-Wide Strategic Plans
ACRL: Strategic Planning in Academic Libraries: A Political Perspective”  by Douglas G. Birdsall 

Academic Libraries of Indiana – Strategic Plan [draft]:

1. Increase access to electronic databases and content through collaboration …

2. Enhance quality of, access to, and curation of tangible collections …

3. Provide effective instructional support for students in partnership with faculty

4. Support professional development and educational opportunities for librarians

5. Proactively engage within our institutions, with governmental organizations, with statewide library agencies, and with schools of library and information science …

Pennsylvania State University Libraries: “…five areas of strategic focus: services, collections, information technology, diversity, and agility. “


  • Diversifying SUNY Collections Guidelines rev. by SAC for SCLD
  • NYSHEI Summit – Main Ideas – Public Policy and Advocacy Summit
  • SCLD Component Discussions_Fall 2009
  • SUNY Strategic Plan
  • SUNY Strategic  Plan_library access workgroup-final report
  • SUNY presidents report on libraries 1994_SUNY

The Power of SUNY Libraries

June 16, 2010

This year the work of the SUNY Council of Library Directors will focus on developing a strategic plan – The Power of SUNY Libraries. Planning documents will be shared through this site.