University Goal: Foster social good through robust engagement of undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff and alumni with the local and global community.
3.1 CWRU Objective: External Partnerships. Engage in meaningful partnerships with an array of industry and nonprofit organizations to advance knowledge creation, from the local to the global.
3.1.1 Collaborate with the other campus and University Circle libraries, and the Cleveland and East Cleveland Public Libraries to explore, develop and implement a strategic agenda of services and programs through which the libraries can achieve social impact in our local communities. 
3.2 CWRU Objective: Local Engagement. Act locally for global impact by significantly improving the mental, physical, legal, environmental, and financial health of Cleveland and East Cleveland.
3.2.1 Develop enriched orientation, instructional, and personalized research support services to acclimate transfer students, especially those from local community colleges.
3.2.2 Create an open access collection of CWRU-generated scholarship about Cleveland, made publicly accessible through Digital Case, that provides a single point of access to university-produced scholarship about Cleveland.
3.4 CWRU Objective: Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Accelerate the adoption of a culture of translating ideas into innovation and engaging in entrepreneurial thinking, acting and doing.
3.4.1 Provide an online guide to library and other information resources about innovation and entrepreneurship to support members of the university community as they pursue their start-up idea.
 Examples: (a) Campus: Cleveland Humanities Festival, work with local high schools to work with a librarian in a session, Art of STEM contest). (b) Community: potential expertise sharing, e.g., provide specialized academic library expertise and research assistance at/for public libraries; programs to engage with public high schools in UC to improve student information literacy; coordinate access to research content; coordinate sharing of public programs and joint exhibits on topics of social importance; explore collaborative funding opportunities for community grant or foundation applications.