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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Library Mission and Vision

Page address: http://lib.mnsu.edu/about/mission/missvision.html

Mission Statement

We promote learning and the advancement of knowledge through quality services and access to information and resources.


Vision Statement

Library Services

  • Will facilitate discovery, study, learning, and scholarship
  • Will create a physically and virtually accessible environment
  • Will lead in campus collaboration
  • Will anticipate and embrace transformational change

Values Statement

Library Services, in addition to supporting the ALA Core Values and University Core Values, have
selected these additional values as especially important to us.

Change

We value innovation by providing leadership and support to patrons, coworkers, and campus peers throughout adaptation processes.

Collaboration

We value collaboration, cooperation, and teamwork among ourselves and others.

Communication

We value considerate, polite, and transparent communication.

Discovery

We value and support the entire research process by providing access to resources, helping patrons develop information finding skills, and encouraging the creation of new knowledge.

Inclusivity

We value each other and our users and work to create an environment that welcomes everyone.

Professionalism

We value professional development that enhances staff knowledge and engagement in order to provide service that recognizes and is accountable to patrons’ needs.

Respect

We demonstrate respect for patrons, coworkers, and library resources in how we conduct ourselves.

Approved May 5, 2016