About the Library

Learn about the values that guide our work.

  1. Our Organization

    A wealth of resources and expert staff committed to research, teaching, and student success, with locations across campus and extensive online access.

  2. Mission and Values

    Learn about our mission and the shared values that inform and guide our work.

  3. Strategic Directions and Objectives

    See our plans to fulfill our mission.

  4. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

    Learn how we work for equity and inclusion in our content, services, and expertise, as well as in our collaborations and innovations.

  5. Advocacy for Employees

    Our Librarians’ Forum and Staff Forum provide opportunity for library employees to amplify their influence.

  6. Assessment

    We use a range of assessment methods to inform the services, spaces, and collections we offer.

  7. Library Council

    Library Council, part of the Board of Regents bylaws, serves in an advisory capacity to the dean and has faculty and staff membership.

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