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Rod Library's Mission, Vision, and Values


Rod Library empowers and inspires our community to discover, imagine, create, and innovate.


Rod Library aspires to be the best comprehensive university library in the country.


Student Success--the preparation of students to achieve their goals through access to resources, services, technology, and spaces;

Intellectual Freedom--"the right to seek, receive, hold, and disseminate information from all points of view without restriction" (ALA);

Information Literacy--the ability to find, evaluate, and use information;

Flexibility--the drive to adapt and innovate to meet the ever-changing needs of our community;

Diversity--the inclusive, rich, and varied environment that provides opportunities to learn,understand, and grow;

Collaboration--the free exchange of ideas between individuals and groups.