Vision, Mission, Priorities, Initiatives

Vision

The Washington Research Library Consortium will be a catalyst creating synergies among the partner universities to enable the success of learning and scholarship. 

Mission

The Washington Research Library Consortium is a collaborative partnership providing proactive and responsive, innovative, cost-effective access to shared information resources, services and expertise.

Approved by the WRLC Board of Directors, December 1, 2010

Strategic Priorities

  • Creating coordinated collections
  • Creating a robust infrastructure for discovery and access
  • Ensuring the long-term preservation of physical and digital information resources
  • Sharing expertise

WRLC Initiatives for FY 2019

 

Creating Coordinated Collections

  • Investigate the feasibility of sharing the purchase of monographs
  • Investigate the feasibility of sharing serials purchasing

Creating Robust Discovery & Access

  • Learn everything there is to know about Alma and Primo

  • Determine how to use Alma and Alma Analytics to identify and record retention commitments for post-2004 monographs

  • Identify and record retention commitments for single copies of print journals

Preserving Physical and Digital Resources

  • Implement a digital preservation storage system
  • Conduct a WRLC SCF Environmental Data Analysis

Sharing Expertise & Setting Direction

  • Develop statistical dashboards from data in Alma

  • Reconsider our organizational structure for opportunities to improve effectiveness and efficiency

  • Investigate and recommend consortial initiatives to address textbook affordability

 




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