Mission Statement

Mission

Rowan University Libraries supports the educational and research mission of Rowan University through the judicious selection, management, promotion, and training in the use of information resources and services and through the provision of an environment conducive to academic and social engagement and the promotion of intellectual curiosity.

Vision

Rowan University Libraries offers seamless access to the world’s knowledge and provides environments -- real and virtual -- in which the Rowan University community and its partners can support research, meet educational goals, and achieve personal aspirations.

Core Values

Service:

Customer service before all else

Integrity:

Honesty, fairness and the treatment of all with dignity and respect

Intellectual Curiosity:

The pursuit of knowledge, free expression of ideas, challenge to censorship, and defense of privacy

Professional Development:

Continuous improvement of staff skills and knowledge through training and professional engagement

Cooperation:

Collaboration to achieve solutions for the library community in a timely and cost-effective manner

Excellence:

Striving for excellence in every effort, every day