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Build the organization's capacity through ongoing assessment and development, informed by a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Enrich strategies

  • Invest in continuous learning and staff development to ensure the libraries’ value to the scholarly enterprise.
  • Build technical, structural, and staff capacity to support a rapidly changing teaching, research, and learning landscape.
  • Promote the value of diversity and diverse perspectives among staff.
A spread of drawings and paintings from the Ashley Bryant collection

The world of information changes quickly. In order to serve the Penn community and other knowledge seekers most effectively, we will prepare for an evolving future through continuous learning and staff empowerment . We will foster a culture of learning, assessment, and best practices that aligns strategy with the mission of Penn. We will equalize opportunity, develop leaders, and enrich the experience of all members of the Penn Libraries’ community. We will improve communication and collaboration in order to positively impact our work together and successfully support the changing needs of an eminent research university.