UCD Library Strategic Plan 2021-2025

UCD Library Strategic Plan 2021-2025

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To be a leader in enriching the student experience, to empower global engagement, and to act as an intellectual centre for the UCD community.


The Library of the Future:

  • connected to and part of a global information infrastructure;
  • connecting communities by providing an inspiring and inclusive environment for learning, collaboration and knowledge creation;
  • engaged as partners in education and research;
  • engaging as leaders in library service development and the curation and preservation of our shared heritage.

We work in accordance with the values of the University. In addition, the Library embodies the following values:

Openness: We are open and transparent in our communications, open to new ideas and aim to make our services, spaces and collections as open as possible.

Trust: We provide our services in a reliable and trustworthy manner, endeavour to ensure the integrity and safety of the collections that we have been entrusted with and offer a trusted and supportive environment for our users and staff.

Dignity & Respect: We foster an inclusive environment in which all voices are listened and responded to and treat everyone within that environment with dignity and respect.

Working Together: We seek out intentional partnerships with the goal of increasing access to knowledge and work collaboratively across teams making sure that the contribution of every team member is valued and celebrated.

Adaptability & Resilience: We embrace continuous change and opportunities to learn, improve, experiment and anticipate changing needs.

UCD Library Strategy Group

The Library Strategy Group (UMT LSG) provides high-level oversight of the planning for the development of UCD Library in relation to infrastructure, configuration and service.

Find out more about this Group here.