Mission and Values
MissionWe contribute to our University's success by providing excellent library services, information resources, and learning, teaching and research support.
We achieve this by:
- Providing high quality, welcoming library spaces that meet the need for individual learning, research and collaborative study and that are safe and secure.
- Supporting, assisting and coaching users in the use of our information resources and services.
- Engaging with our students and the wider academic community to ensure we meet their needs and expectations.
- Championing the delivery of information, research and digital literacy skills.
- Innovating, improving and extending the range of services and resources we deliver, exploiting the opportunities offered by emerging technologies.
- Ensuring our staff have the skills and competencies to provide an effective service in a complex and changing environment.
Our ValuesOur customers are central to everything we do:
- We provide a welcoming and professional service that exceeds expectations
- We are positive about change, challenges, innovation and creativity
- We achieve success through teamwork, collaboration and individual effort
- We value openness, integrity and fairness in all our undertakings
- We are committed to investing in the development of our staff
- We ensure accessibility, equality and diversity in all of our services
Nicky Kershaw, University Librarian
Updated August 2015