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Mission & Vision

University Libraries Mission

The University Libraries advance the teaching and research mission of the University and support students, faculty, staff and the greater community by providing patronā€centered services, comprehensive and diverse collections, individual and collaborative learning environments, innovative technologies, and opportunities to learn, create and discover.

University Library Vision

The University Libraries shall:

  • Provide collections and services to enable national Research university status;
  • Promote free inquiry, critical thinking and the exchange of ideas;
  • Serve as the intellectual, social and technological center of the university community through the design of physical and virtual environments that incorporate innovative technologies and services;
  • Create a workplace that recruits and retains highly skilled and engaged staff.