7 Association of Research Libraries Research Library Issues 294 — 2018 All articles in this issue share a focus on defining values, ensuring that the library is meeting the current and emerging needs of campus, and engaging in innovative pedagogy supporting the library’s role in the educational enterprise. Together these articles offer a road map or possible futures for institutions considering change in the area of liaison. Endnotes 1. See Rita Vine’s “Selected Bibliography on Library Liaisons” on pages 76–79 of this issue of RLI, https://doi.org/10.29242/rli.294.7. 2. Christine Wolff-Eisenberg, “US Library Survey 2016,” Ithaka S+R, April 3, 2017, https://doi.org/10.18665/sr.303066. 3. Bruce W. Tuckman, “Developmental Sequence in Small Groups,” Psychological Bulletin 63, no. 6 (1965): 384–399, http://dx.doi. org/10.1037/h0022100. © 2018 Barbara Rockenbach This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit https:// creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. To cite this article: Barbara Rockenbach. “What Are We Trying to Build?” Research Library Issues, no. 294 (2018): 3–7. https://doi. org/10.29242/rli.294.1.