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Mission and Goals

Mission Statement

As the intellectual center of the university, the Library supports the curriculum and meets the research and information needs of students, faculty and staff.

Goals

  • Build a relevant physical and virtual collection that is user-friendly and well-maintained.
  • Maximize access to resources and services through collaborative partnerships and other strategies.
  • Provide aesthetically pleasing, comfortable, and environmentally sustainable facilities that encourage study, research, contemplation and collaborative learning.
  • Hire and develop helpful, competent, and qualified faculty and staff necessary for all library operations.
  • Provide services to help students develop critical thinking skills in the process of locating, evaluating and using information effectively.
  • Foster productive relationships with students, faculty, university constituencies and outside user communities.
  • Promote ongoing professional and service opportunities and training for library faculty and staff.
  • Embrace an ongoing process of analysis, reflection, and adaptation to a rapidly changing information landscape.