A visual representation of the plan - goals and themes
A detailed, text version of the plan
Our lens for evaluating opportunities
A description of the strategic planning process
A form to submit your interest in new initiatives
Links etc. that may be helpful as we forge ahead
September 19, 2016
Approved by MLS Executive Board
November 7, 2016
Approved by MLS membership at annual meeting
December 2, 2016
January 2, 2017
New plan begins
Strategic goals will guide our actions for the new strategic plan.
Strategic themes are more fluid elements that touch on several goals and/or core services.
1. Co-Creator Culture
2. Marketing and Communications
3. Future Readiness
1. Strong Massachusetts Library Community
2. Social Justice
3. Assessment and Advocacy
4. Core Services
5. Sustainability, Efficiency and Economy
6. MLS Staff Success
7. Alignment with MBLC
We are embarking on significant cultural and other changes that are difficult to directly measure. As the plan unfolds in its early days, we plan to identify metrics that we can use to monitor the effectiveness and success of the plan. In general:
The following key terms are used widely in the plan and are defined here for convenience.
These programs and services remain essential to MLS in its service to members:
We will fully engage with the Massachusetts Library Community as partners to design a success future.
In the Co-Creator Culture:
We mean all libraries, all networks, all consortia, all professional associations, MBLC and MLS...