Wednesday, December 15, 2010

ARL 2030 Scenarios

The ARL 2030 Scenarios: A User's Guide for Research Libraries. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, October 2010. At:
Designed to serve as a resource for ARL member libraries to explore scenario planning, this guide contains four possible futures of research environments in 2030. Scenario planning, used widely in other sectors and industries, is a strategy-related methodology for identifying and engaging with uncertainty and applying the results to organizational planning. ARL is planning to continue its scenario project and develop workshops and other resources to support members’ use of the scenarios. As further support is developed, information will be provided at the project’s website at

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