Innovation & Strategic Partnerships

The State Library continues its focus on innovation and future trends, and seeks out exemplary models and technologies that can help assist the New Jersey library community in remaining relevant and essential community anchors. It’s Innovation & Strategic Partnerships department works to build strong partnerships with fellow government agencies and local organizations to develop statewide programs that support key areas of continuing need, including high school completion, digital literacy and workforce development. Key focus areas include:

  • Monitoring of trends and issues
  • Emergent technologies and models of service
  • Pilot and full-scale projects
  • Special initiatives
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Offer programs to librarians for development of leaderships skills
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with local, state and federal legislators to gain support for libraries and their funding Strategic partnerships

Our Initiatives