MOBIUS Strategic Plan 2018-2021

Goal 1: Strengthen funding streams and fiscal viability

Objective 1: Expand memberships and partnerships which reduce costs or add new services
Objective 2: Explore contractual services 
Objective 3: Explore grants to fund new initiatives, for example, digitization
Objective 4: Evaluate current membership assessment formulas 
Objective 5: Finalize an Evergreen marketing plan to offer Evergreen hosting and management services 

Year 1: July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019

Year 2: July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020

Year 3: July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021

Assist members with highlighting the value and Return on Investment of MOBIUS membership

Expand memberships and partnerships which reduce costs or add new services

Explore grants to fund new initiatives such as Digitization

 

Expand memberships and partnerships which reduce costs or add new services

Explore grants to fund new initiatives

 

Explore contractual services

Evaluate current membership assessment formulas

Assist members with highlighting the value and Return on Investment of MOBIUS membership

Expand memberships and partnerships which reduce costs or add new services

Finalize an Evergreen marketing plan to offer Evergreen hosting and management

Explore contractual services

Assist members with highlighting the value and Return on Investment of MOBIUS membership

Goal 2: Investigate existing and emerging technologies and services and adopt those which enhance the user experience

Objective 1: Assess membership needs for new services and implement relevant technologies Objective 2: Strengthen membership awareness of the features of new and existing products
Objective 3: Maintain awareness of the ILS marketplace 
Objective 4:  Actively participate in product development with vendors
Objective 5:  Foster a continuing discussion on academic libraries and learning management systems
Objective 6:  Explore other open education resources (OER) in conjunction with MOBIUS OTN membership
Objective 7: Implement linked data as a MOBIUS service project

Year 1: July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019                       

Year 2: July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020

Year 3: July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021

Assess membership needs for new services and implement relevant technologies

Strengthen membership awareness of the features of new and existing products

Maintain awareness of the ILS marketplace

Maintain awareness of ILS marketplace

Actively participate in product development with vendors

Assess membership needs for new services and implement relevant technologies

Implement linked data

Actively participate in product development with vendors

Strengthen membership awareness of the features of new and existing products

Actively participate in product development with vendors

Maintain awareness of the ILS marketplace

Assess membership needs for new services and implement relevant technologies

Explore other open education resources (OER) in conjunction with MOBIUS OTN membership

Assess membership needs for new services and implement relevant technologies

Actively participate in product development with vendors

Foster a continuing discussion on academic libraries and learning management systems

Maintain awareness of ILS marketplace

Strengthen membership awareness of the features of new and existing products

Goal 3: Expand collaborative collection development and resource sharing

Objective 1: Explore a consortia or regional institutional repository for digital materials
Objective 2: Investigate software to support the identification of last copies in the consortium 
Objective 3: Develop partnerships which enhance collections 
Objective 4: Expand and refine gathering and analysis of local and consortia usage data
Objective 5: Investigate the future of the MOBIUS union catalog to better define the scope of the catalog and effect of digitization as a discovery tool 

Year 1: July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019

Year 2: July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020

Year 3: July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021

Explore interlibrary loan of eresources

Explore a consortia or regional institutional repository for digital materials

Expand out of state courier services

 

Develop partnerships which enhance collections

Investigate software to support the identification of last copies in the consortium

Develop partnerships which enhance collections

Expand and refine gathering and analysis of local and consortia usage data

Expand out of state courier services

Explore a consortia or regional institutional repository for digital materials

Explore a consortia or regional institutional repository for digital materials

Develop partnerships which enhance collections

Investigate software to support the identification of last copies in the consortium

Expand out of state courier services

Expand and refine gathering and analysis of local and consortia usage data

Explore interlibrary loan of eresources

Investigate software to support the identification of last copies in the consortium

Explore interlibrary loan of eresources

Expand and refine gathering and analysis of local and consortia usage data

Goal 4: Foster a culture of collaboration and community which engages all stakeholders

Objective 1: Find creative solutions to engage out of state members
Objective 2: Support opportunities for sharing expertise in areas of interest, such as instruction, reference, etc.
Objective 3: Continue work to develop a broad marketing plan/ brand and develop ROI for different constituents

Year 1: July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019

Year 2: July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020

Year 3: July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021

Continue to work with a marketing firm to develop a broad marketing plan

Develop moderated discussion lists around areas of interests

Find creative solutions to engage out of state members

Find creative solutions to engage out of state members

Find creative solutions to engage out of state members

 

Develop moderated discussion lists around areas of interests

Work with marketing firm to develop ROI s for different constituents

 

Goal 5: Provide professional development, training and networking opportunities to meet the needs of membership

Objective 1: Strengthen awareness of training on all Innovative products
Objective 2: Utilize Help Desk data to identify training needs of membership
Objective 3: Develop Sierra training videos on the MOBIUS website
Objective 4: Explore additional scholarship opportunities with large groups like ALA, ACRL, etc.
Objective 5: Utilize new and existing partnerships for professional development and networking opportunities

Year 1: July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019

Year 2: July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020

Year 3: July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021

Utilize Help Desk data to identify training needs of membership

Develop Sierra training videos on the MOBIUS website

 

Utilize new and existing partnerships for professional development and networking opportunities

Explore additional scholarship opportunities

 

Strengthen awareness of training on Sierra for new and existing staff

Strengthen awareness of training on Sierra for new and existing staff

Develop Sierra training videos on the MOBIUS website

Develop Sierra training videos on the MOBIUS website

Utilize new and existing partnerships for professional development and networking opportunities

Strengthen awareness of training on Sierra for new and existing staff

Explore additional scholarship opportunities

Explore additional scholarship opportunities

Utilize Help Desk data to identify training needs of membership

Past Strategic Plans

MOBIUS 2016-2018 Strategic Plan
MOBIUS 2012-2015 Strategic Plan
​MOBIUS 2009-2013 Strategic Plan