January 19, 2022

Draft Documents: Harvard Library Mission Statement and Strategic Objectives

First, a draft of the Harvard Library Mission Statement first shared by the Library Leadership Team (LLT) in mid-March can be found here.

The mission statement is meant to communicate the unique purpose of what we accomplish together as the Harvard Library in the context of our community’s academic endeavors.

The statement was discussed at several forums last month.

Second, a draft of the Harvard Library Strategic Objectives was shared yesterday by the LLT and will be discussed at forums taking place this month.

Our goal is to develop strategic objectives that specify what we accomplish best together in achieving the Harvard Library mission

Review the draft here.

In other Harvard Library News…

Library Council on Student Experience Launched

The Harvard Library Council on Student Experience (HLCSE), a University-wide group of students and librarians, was formed to identify and collaborate on ways to improve the student library experience.

About Gary Price

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