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Library Mission, Purpose & Vision Statements

Library Mission
The Michael Schwartz Library provides essential collections and resources, services, technologies, and spaces to empower our students, faculty, staff, and community members to achieve success as engaged learners, teachers, researchers, creators, and thinkers.

"We bring information and people together"
Purpose Statement
Develop the urban academic library of the 21st century for the complete information support of all the university's academic programs so that all students become critical and effective information users.
Vision Statement
The Library will be recognized as an accessible and exceptional center of research, learning, and creativity focused on student success. We will provide the best of contemporary and traditional research tools, unique local resources, and state of the art facilities to the CSU community and work to ensure that all its members are proficient information users. We will be leaders in developing and utilizing the talents of everyone who works in the library to achieve excellence in service to students and to our community.