Association of Research Libraries (ARL®)

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Planning and Visioning

Highlights

Overview

The rapid rate of change in research library environments and services creates opportunities and challenges for leadership and for planning. Now an unfolding economic crisis adds a new sense of urgency to the task of forming a new vision for library roles grounded in emerging understandings of the trends and transformations shaping research institutions. A selection of some of the latest and most forward-looking work is offered here as a resource to the research library community and other organizations with shared concerns.