Current Initiatives

Additional All-Gender Restroom in Thompson Library

Completed

Engage for Broader Impact: Underserved and at-risk communities Enrich the User Experience: Inspiring learning and work spaces Invest in People: Equity, diversity, and inclusion

Affordable Learning Exchange (ALX) partnership

On-going; grants awarded each semester

Engage for Broader Impact: Campus and external partnerships Equip Students for Lifelong Success: Affordability and open educational resources

Agile Processing for Special Collections

Launched, iterative development continuing

Empower Knowledge Creators: Leveraging distinctive collections for use Model Excellence: Organizational efficiency and impact

Arts Library project

TBD

Empower Knowledge Creators: Multidisciplinary scholarship and emerging research methods Enrich the User Experience: Inspiring learning and work spaces

Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) Shared Print partnership

Ongoing

Empower Knowledge Creators: Collaborative collection building and access Engage for Broader Impact: Campus and external partnerships Model Excellence: Organizational efficiency and impact

Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) partnership

Ongoing

Engage for Broader Impact: Campus and external partnerships

Communicating Value to Stakeholders initiative

2017-19

Engage for Broader Impact: Campus and external partnerships Engage for Broader Impact: Cultural programming and outreach Engage for Broader Impact: Open content for expanded access Engage for Broader Impact: Underserved and at-risk communities Model Excellence: Communicating value to stakeholders

Consolidated Network Service initiative

2017-18

Model Excellence: Organizational efficiency and impact

D2A

2018-2020

Enrich the User Experience: Seamless discovery access, and delivery Model Excellence: Organizational efficiency and impact

Data Center consolidation

Completed

Engage for Broader Impact: Campus and external partnerships Model Excellence: Organizational efficiency and impact

Discovery Platform initiative

2017-18

Enrich the User Experience: Seamless discovery access, and delivery

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Pilot Project

Pilot will run from Spring 2018 through Spring 2019

Engage for Broader Impact: Cultural programming and outreach Invest in People: Equity, diversity, and inclusion Invest in People: Workforce development and organizational learning

Expanding Visions Foundation partnership

Ongoing

Engage for Broader Impact: Underserved and at-risk communities

Fundraising for Transformational Change initiative

2017-19

Model Excellence: Fundraising for transformational change

HathiTrust Shared Print partnership

Ongoing

Empower Knowledge Creators: Collaborative collection building and access Engage for Broader Impact: Campus and external partnerships Model Excellence: Organizational efficiency and impact

Mary P. Key Diversity Residence Program review initiative

2018-19

Engage for Broader Impact: Underserved and at-risk communities Invest in People: Equity, diversity, and inclusion

Ohio Last Copy Project

In development through 2018

Empower Knowledge Creators: Collaborative collection building and access Engage for Broader Impact: Campus and external partnerships Model Excellence: Organizational efficiency and impact

Open Access Monograph initiative

2017-2022

Empower Knowledge Creators: New models for scholarly communication Engage for Broader Impact: Open content for expanded access

Open Digital Collections initiative

Anticipated launch in 2019

Empower Knowledge Creators: Leveraging distinctive collections for use

Organizational Wellness initiative

Ongoing

Invest in People: Workforce development and organizational learning

Performance Management Process redesign

2018-19

Invest in People: Workforce development and organizational learning

Research Awards program

Spring 2018 – Fall 2018

Empower Knowledge Creators: Leveraging distinctive collections for use Model Excellence: Organizational efficiency and impact

Sesquicentennial Celebration initiative

2017-20

Engage for Broader Impact: Campus and external partnerships Engage for Broader Impact: Cultural programming and outreach

Staff Mentorship program

Pilot launched in 2016 and on-going

Invest in People: Workforce development and organizational learning

Staff Professional Development Grant Program

Ongoing

Invest in People: Workforce development and organizational learning

University General Education Curriculum Review

Implementation, Fall 2019

Engage for Broader Impact: Campus and external partnerships Equip Students for Lifelong Success: 21st century literacies

University Institute for Teaching and Learning (UTIL) partnership

Ongoing; Foundations course and initial endorsements development: 2018-19

Engage for Broader Impact: Campus and external partnerships Equip Students for Lifelong Success: Teaching and learning effectiveness

Website Redesign initiative

Completed

Enrich the User Experience: Seamless discovery access, and delivery