The sculpture “Constellation Earth”

Mission, Vision, Values and Goals

Three students study together


The University Libraries are an integral part of the transformational educational experiences ingrained in our Catholic social mission. We advance knowledge, provide care for the whole individual, and preserve the University’s contributions for future generations.

A group of law students converse


The University Libraries are collaborative partners and information hubs that inspire interdisciplinary learning for faculty, students, and the community.

A group of students pose together


The University Libraries believe in the importance of:

  • Access to information and user-centered services
  • Respect and appreciation for diverse communities
  • Collaboration and engagement
  • Innovation and simplicity
  • Competency and professionalism
A group students study on the lawn


Goal 1. Support the changing demographics of our students

Goal 2. Cultivate and strengthen partnerships internally and externally to promote the Libraries' value to the university and the community

Goal 3. Provide support for research enterprise and lead sustainable scholarly communication

Goal 4. Increase internal efficiency