ISSN 1002-1027  CN 11-2952/G2

Journal of Academic Libraries ›› 2014, Vol. 32 ›› Issue (6): 10-17.

• Orginal Article • Previous Articles     Next Articles

The Content and Features of Strategic Planning of Australian University Library Consortium and Its Inspiration

Bo Gao,Wanling Kuang   

  • Received:2014-07-05 Online:2014-11-10 Published:2015-11-26


This paper analyzes the details of the strategic planning of university library consortium in Australia from five respects, including the strategic background, mission, vision, values and implementation plan. Then it summarizes the characteristics of Australian university library consortium, including strong sense of strategic planning, high clarity of responsibility on the implementation of strategic planning, regular evaluation on the strategic planning and high level of the strategic goal. According to the situation of the university library consortium in China, the paper summarizes the enlightenment as that they should enhance the awareness of strategic planning, deepen the content to be shared among the consortium, pay attention to performance evaluation of library consortium and cooperate actively with relative organizations within and outside China.