Department of Library Services was evaluated by an external panel.
During April 2017, the Department of Library Services (DLS) was evaluated by a panel of national and international members. One of the most important recommendations made by the panel was for the DLS to identify a future search methodologies (or similar) facilitator to host library-wide workshops aimed at identifying an appropriate and relevant future model for the UP libraries.
This recommendation has already been implemented through the identification of nine high-level focus areas, established to achieve the goal of creating a 21st-century library.
These nine strategic projects, along with their project leaders and coaches, comprise the following:
To implement these improvement strategies, strategic project implementation plans were developed, facilitated by Dr Heila Pienaar. The first date for implementation is June 2018. Some examples of these plans are:
Enquiries can be directed to Elsabé Olivier (email: [email protected]).