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Vision Statement

As a center of intellectual life for the LIU Brooklyn Campus, the library offers students and faculty a welcoming environment for scholarship, utilizing advances in information technology, skilled staff, collections, and services appropriate to the University's programs.

Mission Statement

In keeping with the vision expressed above, the mission of the library is:

1. To provide access to collections and services in support of the curricula and programs of Long Island University's Brooklyn Campus.

2. To ensure the information literacy of the campus community and to prepare its students for life-long learning by teaching essential research skills.

3. To remain aware of changing informational needs through ongoing dialogs with all of the University's constituencies in order to develop appropriate collections and services.

4. To search out, evaluate, and adopt advances in information science appropriate to a technologically sophisticated academic library.

5. To recognize and respect the cultural, ethnic, and gender diversity of the academic community and the wider community of which it is a part.

6. To develop a staff dedicated to the highest ideals of service and cooperation.

7. To maintain a welcoming environment which is safe, attractive, and reliable for library users and staff.

Library Strategic Planning Committe

Updated I. Wang 5/10.
Long Island University Brooklyn Campus LIU Libraries