Library Scorecard: Strategic Directions, Measures & Initiatives 2016/17 (updated February 1, 2017)

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1. Enable new and emerging models for advancing knowledge and accelerating the University's research mission.

MEASURES SCORE STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
1.1 Promotion of Research Data Management Services Meeting target button

1. Digitization

2. Downsview Shared Preservation Facility

6. MakerSpace

7. McMaster Experts

8. Open Education Resources

9. ORCID IDs

11. Research Data

12. Russell Collection

1.2 Page Views from RDM website Not meeting target button
1.3 New Published Research Content in the IR (MacSphere)  

2. Enhance, support and promote our unique print and digital collections.

MEASURES SCORE STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
2.1 Page Views from the Digital Archive  

1. Digitization

10. Print Monograph Collection Updating & Assessment

12. Russell Collection

15. Website Redesign

2.2 Digitized Items uploaded to the Digital Archive  
2.3 Digitized Books  
2.4 Downloads from the IR (MacSphere) Caution button
2.5 Library News Stories  

3. Improve access to our extensive resources by ensuring their easy discovery through a variety of approaches.

MEASURES SCORE STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
3.1 Use of Academic Research Resources  

1. Digitization

2. Downsview Shared Preservation Facility

10. Print Monograph Collection Updating & Assessment

15. Website Redesign

4. Facilitate deep learning and creativity for students through the provision of innovative physical and virtual environments, services and learning.

MEASURES SCORE STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
4.1 Usage of Online Modules  

2. Downsview Shared Preservation Facility

5. Library Master Space Plan

6. MakerSpace

8. Open Educational Resources

15. Website Redesign

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.2 Library Involvement in Student Learning (F2F)  
4.3 Gate Count  
4.4 Silent/Quiet Study Seats  
4.5 Virtual Reference  

5. Build strong relationships with the community - both on campus and off.

MEASURES SCORE STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
5.1 Library participation in joint (university or external) grant proposals  

1. Digitization

3. Hamilton Public Library Job Secondment

6. MakerSpace

7. McMaster Experts

14. Truth & Reconciliation Commission Report, UL Response

6. Recruit, cultivate and retain a highly skilled, technologically agile workforce that aspires to excellent and continuous professional development.

MEASURES SCORE STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
6.1 Staff Skill level/knowledge  

1. Digitization

3. Hamilton Public Library Job Secondment

4. Information Security and Collaboration Policies

11. Research Data

13. Staff Learning & Development

6.2 Staff Attendance at SLDC sessions  
6.3 Use of Lynda.com  
6.4 Retention rates after 1 and 5 years of hiring  

7. Secure appropriate financial resources to maintain a world-class research library

MEASURES SCORE STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
7.1   Total Budget Allocation  

1. Digitization

2. Downsview Shared Preservation Facility

5. Library Master Space Plan

7. McMaster Experts

10. Print Monograph Collection Updating & Assessment

 

7.2   Library Participation in joint (university or external) grant proposals