Colleges and universities are evolving to meet the teaching and research needs of their rapidly changing campuses. New methods of teaching, the proliferation of online information, and a call for universities to demonstrate value has created an environment that challenges higher education institutions to communicate their continued relevance.
These cultural shifts have been felt deeply by traditional campus services such as libraries. Long gone are the days when libraries exist merely on the goodwill of campus administrators and the fond memory of the book stacks. Libraries now must justify their relevance to student success, and librarians are responding to these requirements by both designing new services and adapting traditional models for a new era.
The article includes three tables:
- Example Alignment Grid
- Assessment Strategies
- Example Outreach Activity