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Excellence in the Stacks by Susan Swords Steffen, Jacob Hill

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Afterword: academic library value and the college library

Susan Swords Steffen

The Association of College and Research Libraries “Plan for Excellence,” adopted in June 2011, focuses attention on the value of academic libraries by making it the first of three major strategic areas of the Association’s work. According to the Plan, “by promulgating a compelling case for their value, ACRL elevates the position, recognition, and impact of all academic and research libraries and librarians as catalysts in exceptional research and learning” (Association of College and Research Libraries, 2011). Megan Oakleaf’s excellent report, The Value of Academic Libraries (2010), urges the academic library community to increase the recognition of the value of ...

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