The sculpture “Constellation Earth”

Mission, Vision and Values

Three students study together


The University of St. Thomas Libraries provide dynamic services and resources that enrich scholarship and intellectual development.

In support of this mission, we ensure that our users gain skills in the wise use of information, enable the successful discovery and retrieval of information within robust collections, engage the community with inviting virtual and physical spaces, and incorporate the assessment of quality and effectiveness of our work on a continual basis.

A group of law students converse


The library is integral to the vibrant exchange of ideas and the advancement of inquiry and learning at the University of St. Thomas.

A group of students pose together


The University of St. Thomas Libraries value:

  • User-centered services
  • Partnership and collaboration
  • Excellence
  • Personal and professional growth
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Responsibility and accountability
  • Flexibility
  • Engagement in meaningful work