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Mission & Vision

Library Mission

The library supports students, employees, and the College community by providing equitable, simplified solutions for innovative space, learning, teaching, and technology.

Library Vision

The library will accelerate student growth, advance student success and equity, serve as a catalyst for innovation, and amplify the diverse voices of our communities.

Library Values

  • Relationships:  We value our personal relationships as well as our professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.
  • Growth: We value learning, innovation, open-mindedness, and risk-taking leading to personal and organizational growth.
  • Communication: We value honesty, transparency, and integrity when communicating with students, colleagues, and the community.
  • Adaptability: We value flexibility and responsiveness to the needs of students, colleagues, and the community.
  • Inclusion: We value equity and strive to provide spaces, services, and collections that are welcoming to and representative of our community.
  • Balance: We value the holistic wellbeing of students, colleagues, and community.
  • Sustainability: We value responsible stewardship and advocate for affordable learning.

Library Goals

  • Foster a safe, inclusive space for all students, employees, and community members to learn, grow, and feel a sense of belonging.
  • Support the use and growth of open and affordable educational resources.
  • Educate students, employees, and the community on the value of reliable, authoritative sources through information and digital literacy.
  • Foster the holistic wellbeing and continuous learning of students, employees, and the community through diverse collections.