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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 patron‐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.