July 23, 2012

Monday, July 23, 2012

Library Annex: explore other revenue or usage options

  • Plans were made with the KU Libraries and the KU Medical Center Library to accession additional KU Medical Library materials into the Annex this fall when the addition to the Annex is complete.

Library Staffing and Key Services: strategically reassess efficiency levels

  • No current updates

Cross-campus Libraries: collaborate and/or consolidate across all campuses

  • No current updates

Fines and Fees: update policies

  • A significant percentage of our unreturned items and unpaid bills originate from non-KU borrowers, due in part to the limited consequences and restricted collection tools we have for motivating non-KU users to return items and/or pay fines. A team is currently exploring three strategies to improve fee collections from this group.


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