Mission and vision

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Our Vision: To become a world-class scholarly information service provider and a primary partner in teaching, learning and research in the University

Our Mission: To bring together quality resources, knowledgeable staff and leading edge technology to advance scholarly inquiry, research and life-long learning, fostering human formation and service to society

Our Values

  1. Excellence through the sanctification of work - we strive for excellence and the highest quality output, and the joy of always giving great service
  2. Freedom and responsibility - we respect the freedom of the individual person, with the acknowledgement that with freedom comes responsibility for one actions
  3. Ethical practice - we honor the beliefs, morals and values of our industry and help others to do the same
  4. Personalized attention - we seek to provide a welcoming environment where our patrons and other stakeholders can receive individual and customized services and support
  5. Subsidiarity - we seek to provide solutions at the most immediate level to a need
  6. Collegiality - we respect one another's commitment to a common purpose and work together to meet the needs of our clients
  7. Life-long learning - we equip our patrons with skills and tools for innovation and adaptability, and contribute to a person's development of mind and body, intelligence, sensitivity, aesthetic appreciation and spirituality throughout their lives
  8. Service to society - we advance knowledge and strengthen society's capacity to grow and innovate