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Mission , Vision & Value

Mission Statment

UOL is committed to excellence and innovation in undergraduate and graduate teaching, service, research and other scholarly activities. The Libraries supports this commitment by:

  • Selecting, acquiring, organizing, preserving and providing access to library materials and resources 
  • Understand the research, build collections and create tools to support research, teaching, and learning 
  • Provide access to and promote the discovery and use of local and external information resources 
  • Ensure the preservation and long-lasting availability of Library collections and resources 
  • Advance local, national, and international library and information initiatives 
  • Develop, encourage, and sustain expertise, skill, commitment in its staff 
  • Supporting professional development and training opportunities for library staff

Vision Statment

As a center of knowledge, the UOL Library System shares with the University the aspiration to be the most dynamic learning environment in the world.

To fulfill this mission, the Libraries commits to:

  • Developing and maintaining collections in support of the academic pursuits of the university
  • To locate, evaluate, and use the information available in a variety of innovative and traditional formats
  • Through promotion, the Library makes people aware of the resources available to them, and through innovation, it makes access to these resources easier
  • Fostering a workplace culture where library staff is responsible for the university’s needs in the rapidly changing information environment
  • The Library continues to embrace change and align itself to providing a student-centered learning environment, to support professional growth and opportunity, and to reward flexibility and innovation
  • To serve future users, the Library preserves information across all formats and ensures effective storage and delivery systems

VALUES

In all of our interactions, we are guided by these values:

  • Knowledge
  • Service
  • Quality
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Communication