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To raise the library's profile within the campus community, it is critical to create a strategic plan and align library goals with those of the university. At George Washington University's Gelman Library, the instruction librarians gained internal and external support to hire two new instruction librarians to better support collaboration with the new university writing program. The library then used assessment data to successfully advocate for an additional two positions.


This is the author's peer reviewed final manuscript as accepted for publication. The published article is copyrighted by Taylor & Francis and can be found at: doi:10.1080/15228950802202432



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