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Strategic Plan

In a time of unprecedented change in the realm of library and information services, METRO launched a strategic planning process in mid-2007 to chart the organization’s course over the next several years.

The strategic planning process focused on several key goals, including:

  • Addressing critical questions about the future of METRO and our member libraries in ways that fully involve METRO’s members and stakeholders
  • Identifying and prioritizing organizational challenges and opportunities
  • Delineating a clear and bold vision for the organization’s future
  • Developing a concise and strong strategic plan for achieving that vision

The planning process was successfully completed in late 2008 after an extensive member survey.


METRO Annual Report 2011/12