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UWM Libraries Strategic Plan 2017-2020: Research Excellence

Research Excellence

Support the university’s research goals by providing access to resources, stewarding unique digital content and historical collections, participating in activities designed to create change in scholarly communication and track the university’s research outputs, and positioning the Libraries as a hub for research support services.

Initiative 1: Collections and Access

Provide resources using a balance of subscription and alternative access strategies in order to support the learning, teaching, and research needs of students and faculty.

Initiative 2: Stewardship of Unique Digital Content

Improve access to and provide long-term stewardship of select, unique digital content.

Initiative 3: Scholarly Communication

Strengthen scholarly communication and dissemination of scholarly output.

Initiative 4: Track and Promote Research

Support campus goal to track and promote research at UWM.

Initiative 5: Library as Research Hub

Position the Libraries as a hub for interdisciplinary research by engaging partners, providing space, and supporting critical resources.