For the current strategic plan of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, see Strategic Plan FY2024-26.
No initiatives meet this criteria.
|Strengthen Member Institutions||Develop a Copyright First Responders hub|
Fund two additional Copyright First Responders cohorts and provide logistical support for CFR Retreat.
|Strengthen Member Institutions||Develop a Memorandum of Understanding for data sharing|
Establish policies and develop a new MOU, and act on recommendations adopted by Council.
|Strengthen Member Institutions||Strategize for consortial training|
Develop a cohesive strategy, approach, and guidelines for training across the Alliance.
|Strengthen Member Institutions||Streamline licensing and invoicing process|
Reduce steps from existing processes and implement new software to support easy, streamlined access for members and central staff.
|Strengthen Member Institutions||Form the SCTS E-Content Group|
Form SCTS group to review licenses and proposed pricing from consortia content providers, assist in establishing fair pricing and reviewing consortial licenses, develop standard model language for select license terms.
|Strengthen Member Institutions||Develop a member group to support Alliance use of Primo and Alma Analytics|
Provide ongoing support and expertise for the use of Alma and Primo Analytics.
|Strengthen Member Institutions||Conduct cross-program work on unique and local materials in the shared ILS|
Increase study of and resolution to issues affecting unique materials represented in the SILS.
|Strengthen Member Institutions||Conduct an RFP process for shared ILS|
Plan to conduct an RFP process prior to the end of the current Ex Libris contract.
|Strengthen Member Institutions||Create training and documentation for resource fulfillment|
Increase fulfillment training and documentation from the Alliance level, leading to more efficient local service and greater standardization.
|Strengthen Member Institutions||Form a Social Equity Committee|
Identify specific programs and services that demonstrate a proactive stance on social equity in higher education.
|Improve Access to Information||Develop services for user experience and accessibility|
Advocate for user experience and accessibility in development of software, tools and other resources in discovery platforms.
|Improve Access to Information||Collaborate on metadata and discoverability for open educational resources|
Identify practices for improving discovery of OER in Primo, and convene consortial peers to address unique challenges of OER discoverability and metadata standards.
Action Plan – coming soon
|Improve Access to Information||Conduct Summit policy review|
Review recommendations from Shared Resources Joint Project Group survey and consider changes to Summit policy.
|Inspire Knowledge Creation||Sustain a Digital Public Library of America hub|
Continue participation in the DPLA program as a member of the DPLA Hub Network.
|Equip Students for Success||Form joint working group on accessibility with Northwest Academic Computing Consortium|
Advance the consortias’ common goal of ensuring services, systems, learning technologies, curricular and scholarly resources are made accessible to users.
|Equip Students for Success||Manage shared record loading|
Expand documented process and practices for centrally loading more Alliance e-resource collection records into the Network Zone.
|Equip Students for Success||Develop Archives and Manuscripts services|
Support the Archives & Manuscripts program by sustaining and developing Archives West and ArchivesSpace.