Mission and Goals
As an integral component of the University, Tarleton Libraries provide relevant and effective user-centered services, collections, technologies, facilities, and personnel that facilitate the University’s mission of creating “an academically challenging education where learning is grounded in real-world experiences and effective teaching, research, scholarship, and service.”
Services: We will serve our users in all settings by providing access, instruction, and assistance to facilitate intellectual endeavors and encourage lifelong learning.
Outreach: We will expand and promote library programs to enhance learning and research, build collaborative partnerships, and strengthen community ties.
Collections: We will build collections that support our users' diverse information needs.
Technology: We will anticipate and address the changing technological needs of our users.
Facilities: We will provide accessible, flexible, and user-centered facilities that meet current and future needs.
Personnel: We will hire, develop, and retain a diverse, professional, and knowledgeable staff.
Administrative: We will employ appropriate management techniques to develop, implement, and evaluate library services, programs, and resources.