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Goals FY2011

  • Completion of Library Renovation and Speaker Tom Murphy Office BOR J-153 
  • Pursue continued renovation and expansion of library facilities 
  • Seek external funding to support the library facilities and programs 
  • Develop and revise staffing plans, service plans, policies and procedures for temporary locations and reconfigured library facility 
  • Plan opening events to celebrate completion of renovation project 
  • Develop museum-quality exhibits to support Murphy office; catalog and classify memorabilia and furnishings and develop installation plan for same 
  • Place Georgia's Political Heritage interviews online through Digital Library of Georgia 
  • Outline collection development strategies to align with budget 
  • Working with campus departments and academic support service units, identify strategies and costs for incorporating Information Literacy initiatives into UWG curriculum 
  • Develop strategies for involving the library and its services in addressing RPG 
  • Develop and submit revised Promotion, Tenure and Merit Evaluation policies/procedures 

Assessments

  • Completion of Library Renovation and Speaker Tom Murphy Office BOR J-153
    • Owner, Architecture, Contractor documents and correspondence regarding project BOR J-153 
  • Pursue continued renovation and expansion of library facilities
    • Project documents and budget information from UWG Office of Architecture, Engineering and Construction Project Services 
  • Seek external funding to support the library facilities and programs
    • Thomas B. Murphy Reading Room campaign documents; Office of Development correspondence and records of gifts received; Grant proposal documents and correspondence 
  • Develop and revise staffing plans, service plans, policies and procedures for temporary locations and reconfigured library facility
    • Renovation steering committee notes, communication indicating discussion and progress 
  • Plan opening events to celebrate completion of renovation project
    • Melson Society's Library Renovation Celebration committee and Murphy Office Dedication committee minutes and communication indicate progress on plans for events scheduled for August 25, 2011 and April 19, 2012 
  • Develop museum-quality exhibits to support Murphy office; catalog and classify memorabilia and furnishings and develop installation plan for same
    • Murphy exhibit planning committee minutes, communication, renditions indicate progress on exhibit planning and development, as well as costs for exhibits by area 
  • Place Georgia's Political Heritage interviews online through Digital Library of Georgia
    • 'Digital Library Hosts Political Interviews' press release and link to Digital Library of Georgia access to digitized interviews http://uwglibrary.wordpress.com/2010/12/10/digital-library-hosts-political-interviews/ 
    • Annie Belle Weaver Special Collections web site announced digitization project and provides a link to the collection http://www.westga.edu/special/index_9774.php 
  • Outline collection development strategies to align with budget University and Library
    • budget information shared with library faculty and staff; 
    • emails, minutes and notes from meetings of library faculty and Leadership Team discussion of database use factors, available funds, potential purchases, decisions regarding purchase; 
    • communication received from faculty reviewing products for purchase; 
    • notes from Database Evaluation Committee Working with campus departments and academic support service units, identify strategies and -costs for incorporating Information Literacy initiatives into UWG curriculum; 
  • Develop strategies for involving the library and its services in addressing RPG
    • Proposed SACS QEP topic submitted with focus on information and media literacy (see SACS QEP proposal submissions); 
    • Instruction Services proposals for adding information literacy-related instruction to ENGL 1101/2 and COMM 1101, with workload factor outlined, and identified number of sections of LIBR 1101 required to reach freshman class (see FY13 faculty line request prepared for Provost); 
    • Validate LIBR 1101's importance in Core by exploring and communicating Freshmen retention and GPA achievement of LIBR 1101 students 1999-2009; 
    • Notes from Leadership Team and Library Faculty meetings discussing Instructional Services proposals; 
    • Evidence of implementation of plans for Preview Days, Parents Orientation, Exam Week 'Nights in the Library' and attendance for these initiatives; 
    • faculty line budget submissions to Office of the Provost 
  • Develop and submit revised Promotion, Tenure and Merit Evaluation policies/procedures
    • Procedures as found on library's shared drive; 
    • notes from meetings of tenured library faculty and library faculty regarding discussion; 
    • correspondence with Office of the Provost regarding completion of project