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Indiana University Northwest

Library

WIGS

WIG: Increase IU Northwest student access to and utilization of Library services and resources.


Lead Measure:

Maintain existing Library services in an excellent way with use and satisfaction statistics at least a 10% increase above 2008-2009.

Lead Measure:

Implement new Information Commons project with IT Services, and measure increased student use (traffic through the Library) that results.

Lead Measure:

Seek ways in increase Info. Commons use by 10% on Fridays and weekends (from Sem. 1 to Sem. 2) through advertisement and Library Cafe hours (on Fridays).

Lead Measure:

Provide effective onsite and virtual Help Desk "services on demand" and during "sample weeks" measure student satisfaction with these 1on1 services.

Lead Measure:

Implement accessibility workstations for students with disabilities (Room 124), and include assessment aspects.

Lead Measure:

Provide multimedia and gaming computers for students (Room 130) in collaboration with IT Services, and measure use.

Lead Measure:

Explore ways to provide students with additional access to classroom textbooks via Library with one pilot project introduced.

Lead Measure:

Begin to provide a set of Library services for IU Alumni in NW Indiana; meeting 3-4 times with campus Alumni Director to establish collaboration options.

WIG:

Begin reaching all IU Northwest students for attainment of “information literacy” skills within new General Education course revision program.


Lead Measure:

Provide expanded general information literacy program to classes and work with English Dept. for an implementable Fall 2010 Gen Ed plan to reach students through all W131 classes (approx. 60 class sections per year).

Lead Measure:

Pilot Library Instruction class sessions with 4 or more English W131 classes in conjunction with faculty Coordinator of English Composition courses.

Lead Measure:

Begin offering effective "Reference by Appointment" from the Reference Service Desk and from offers to students in Library Instruction classes, and once introduced determine level of use and level of satisfaction.

Lead Measure:

Provide training and in-house mentoring for Library work study students by offering at least one training opportunity per semester and by piloting mentoring.

WIG:

Begin reaching all IU Northwest students for attainment of “information literacy” skills within new General Education course revision program.


Lead Measure:

Implement into Library Website two or more social networking Web 2.0/Library 2.0 applications.