This guide to developing a vision and devising plans for changing higher education's information technology infrastructure will help academic librarians create more effectively functional libraries, campus IT organizations, and new classrooms. Seventeen experts share their visions and methodologies for - as well as actual experiences with - achieving campus-wide IT leadership roles. Trends in and strategies for departmental planning, public policy, capital investments, intellectual property, teacher education, reorganization of university staff structures, and integration of IT services throughout the university are all thoroughly examined. This important book will help both librarians and campus administrators rethink definitions, strategies, and expectations for what constitutes success. The collective experiences and advice of the 17 experts guide readers in advancing both IT on their campuses and their careers.