University of Texas at Arlington

Strategic Planning


Strategic Planning

Our Destination

We will create a world class library to serve a world class University.

Our Vision

The UTA Libraries are committed to equipping scholars to successfully connect, create, explore, and innovate in the new information ecosystem through extraordinary access, creative collaborations, impactful services, transformational technologies and inspiring spaces.


  • Community
  • Learning, Discovery and Knowledge Creation
  • Excellence
  • Risk-taking and Innovation
  • Transparency of Communication and Integrity of Action
  • Service
  • Collaboration
  • Flexibility

Our Imperatives

The Libraries’ will concentrate our efforts around 4 strategic and 3 foundational imperatives.  You can read more about them in the UTA Libraries Strategic Plan