Team 5 Case Study Report

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Process of developing the SP
Challenges for Change
Mission and Vision
Strategic Plan
Conclusion
• Brainstorming of the topics
• Each member contributed ideas and points
• Share the responsibilites
• Face an immediate budget reduction of 30%
• Reduced purchasing power and some staff redundancies
• Heavily used on printed resources which require more
manpower to process the resources
• Lack of communication with stakeholders (faculties,
students & library staff) and don’t understand their
needs
• Student ratings for their university learning experience
were always below world averages
• Insufficient electronic resources to facilitate 24x7 access
• Insufficient use of information technology on library
applications
The mission of the Library:
Provide comprehensive resources and
services in support of the research,
teaching and learning needs of YouAndMe
University communities, and specially
improve students performance through
library efforts.
Call for a meeting to develop a strategic plan
No. Goals
Action
Outcome
1.
Progressive shift from print to
electronic resources by
increasing the percentage of
electronic resources
subscription. (15%
annually
for the next 3 years)
To facilitate the access
to library resources on
24x7 to improve the
support of research,
teaching and learning.
Organize information literacy
classes for students
Student grades are
improved eventually.
Faculty Liaisons work with
faculties and students to
understand their needs.
Student performance is
improved.
Provide online or face-to-face
research consultation.
Reduce their time to
research and more
time to create
knowledge.
To increase the
support of
research,
teaching and
learning
No. Goals
Action
Outcome
2.
Creation of new posts:
Marketing, Research Services,
Faculty Liaison and Collection
Development by transformation
of posts e.g.
a. retirement/contract-end
b. merging departments and
redeploy staff to capitalize
on their strength
c. shared positions
d. outsourcing and
commercialization
e. Hiring student helpers for IT
support
Right people to the
right position and in
turn more cost
effective and efficient.
More staff development.
More skills in taking up
new roles.
To revitalize the
organization
No. Goals
Action
Outcome
3.
To forge
communications
Set up different committees
with undergraduates, graduates
and faculties to understand
their needs.
Better understand the
needs of stakeholders
for the selection of
library resources and
provision of library
services.
Repurpose
library spaces in
support of
student learning
Weeding of printed materials
with electronic versions or less
used and remove shelves to
allocate more study spaces for
students.
Offer an environment
that supports teaching
and learning and
promote the Library as
both a real and virtual
extended classroom.
4.
No. Goals
Action
5.
Establish IT infrastructure in the Increase IT support.
library in consultation with
university's computer center.
To forge
collaborations
Outcome
Introduce blended learning with
the involvement of faculty
members, deans, students
associations.
Better use of library
resource and integrate
to lessons and learning.
Collaborate with 4 other major
universities on borrowing like
HKALL.
To broaden the library
collection. Resource
and cost sharing.
Collaborate with other libraries
to digitize library’s rare books,
e.g. CADAL.
To broaden the library
collection and provide
24x7 access by sharing
the resources and
costs.
We hope this ambitious strategic plan
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raise standard of support for research, teaching and learning;
vitalize the organization;
forge collaborations and communications
increasing library spaces for student learning.
All these CAN improve student satisfaction of the University experience
and there will no longer be a second rate citizen approach to teaching
and learning.
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