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UWM Libraries Strategic Plan 2017-2020: Student Success

Student Success

Support student learning, retention, graduation, and career readiness by providing evidence-based information literacy instruction and educational resources. Mentor graduate students and early-career professionals.


Initiative 1: Information Literacy Instruction

Design a structured and sustainable program of information literacy instruction that scaffolds learning through all points in the student life cycle, from recruitment to career.

Initiative 2: Educational Resources

Remove barriers to student success by providing free, open access textbooks and open educational resources.

Initiative 3: Internships and Residencies

Train the next generation of information professionals through graduate student internships and post-graduate degree residencies.

Initiative 4: Assessment

Correlate student use of library services, resources, and spaces to student outcomes to both understand our current impact and improve our services going forward.