Strategic Plan

Mission Statement

Through its collaborative efforts, JULAC creates an environment where scholarly resources are collected, managed and shared through the delivery of innovative services that enhance the academic endeavors of the UGC funded institutions.

Vision Statement

JULAC is the premier body for deep collaborations related to scholarly information resources and services in Hong Kong academia.

JULAC Top Strategic Directions 2013-2016

Goal 1: Build Collections and Deliver Innovative Services Collaboratively

Fully establish JURA (Joint Universities Research Archive) to reduce duplication of print and guarantee access to retained copies;
Explore and implement a shared ILS system;
Explore collaborative opportunities for

  • Open access
  • Research data curation
  • Joint consortia purchasing
  • Shared cataloguing
  • Digitization initiatives
  • Preservation and conservation issues

Goal 2: Provide Shared Staff Development Programs

Goal 3: Enhance Information Literacy

Develop and share tools;
Explore and implement common assessment;
Conduct research study to investigate users’ information behavior