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Mission & Vision

University Library Mission:

The University Library advances the teaching and research mission of the University and supports students, faculty, and other researchers by providing userÔÇÉcentered services, comprehensive and diverse collections, individual and collaborative learning environments, and opportunities to learn, create, and discover.

University Library Vision

The University Library shall:

  • Provide collections, services, and support for research and scholarly communication to sustain a premier research institution;
  • Promote free inquiry, critical thinking, and the exchange of ideas;
  • Transform the library into 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 of choice