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Strategic Plan Outline
Plan: Library

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Mission Statement: The mission of the Great Basin College Library is to support teaching and learning for the Great Basin College community by providing outstanding resources and superior services that meet the educational, informational, and recreational needs of our community. The Great Basin College Library’s services and educational programs promote information literacy and lifelong learning and research skills for students, faculty, and the college community.
GOALS
1.  Goal: Provide services and instructional opportunities designed to facilitate maximum access to and use of the Library’s resources by the students and faculty on and off campus to insure student success and information literacy skills. (Theme 1)

Added on 11/16/2009 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  1.1  Objective: Expand library services/resources into academic degree programs and GBC classes utilizing classroom presentations, new technology, and one-on –one Librarian/student interaction.

Last changed on 10/26/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Due 06 of 2011

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.1.1  Task: Add one additional ebook vendor during the current fiscal year. Add one additional data base vendor during the current fiscal year.

Last changed on 12/08/2011 by David Ellefsen

Status: Due 06 of 2011

    1.1.2  Task: Increase classroom presentations by 30%.

Last changed on 06/15/2010 by David Ellefsen

Status: Completed

    1.1.3  Task: Offer a course on Information Literacy.

Added on 01/11/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Due 09 of 2011

  1.2  Objective: Eliminated

Last changed on 01/11/2010 by Cliff Ferry

2.  Goal: Acquire, develop, and organize, and maintain relevant resources to support student and faculty information and research needs. (Theme 1)

Added on 11/16/2009 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  2.1  Objective: Acquire relevant collections and resources for GBC students and Faculty through collaboration in collection development with Faculty.

Last changed on 08/18/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Due 07 of 2015

    ACTION PLAN  
    2.1.1  Task: Meet with GBC Departments every semester to get input for materials and other acquisition needs.

Last changed on 09/14/2010 by David Ellefsen

Status: Due 12 of 2010

    2.1.2  Task: Eliminated

Last changed on 09/14/2010 by David Ellefsen

    2.1.3  Task: Eliminated

Last changed on 09/14/2010 by David Ellefsen

    2.1.4  Task: Look into possible cooperative service agreements with other library organizations.

Last changed on 09/14/2010 by David Ellefsen

Status: Due 06 of 2011

  2.2  Objective: Expand virtual resources including databases, electronic books, and other resources.

Last changed on 08/18/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Due 08 of 2011

    ACTION PLAN  
    2.2.1  Task: The Library is requesting money to purchase 4 Apple iPad 2s. These tablet computers would be used by GBC students in a variety of ways.For example, a webinar could be loaded on the iPad introducing students to the Library Web site. EBooks could be downloaded to the devices. Library Orientations could be presented via the devices.

Added on 12/13/2011 by David Ellefsen

Status: Due 03 of 2012

3.  Goal: Provide a physical and Virtual facility suitable to meet the needs of the GBC Community. (Theme 3)

Added on 11/16/2009 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  3.1  Objective: Make Library computer lab inter-active

Last changed on 08/18/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Due 05 of 2012

    ACTION PLAN  
    3.1.1  Task: 3.1.1 Task: Obtain capital money from the Great Basin College Budget and Facilities Committee.

Last changed on 04/12/2013 by David Ellefsen

Status: Completed

    3.1.2  Task: Task 3.1.2 Consult with Robert Hannu regarding the cost of up-grading the Library Computer lab.

Last changed on 04/12/2013 by David Ellefsen

Status: Completed





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