Library Mission Statement

Library & Information Services provides students with access to authoritative information resources locally and worldwide in support of the curriculum and comprehensive intellectual climate of Saint Michael’s College.  In collaboration with the faculty and other campus units, the library enhances teaching and learning by seeking excellence in its fundamental purpose to evaluate, collect, organize, promote, preserve, and provide access to the textual and audio-visual record of human knowledge.  The library assists students in the organization, retrieval, and critical evaluation of information in all formats and in the use of technologies that empower them with skills for pursuing their educational, professional, and personal goals.  The library is a cultural and intellectual resource that includes a collection of unique materials that serves a diverse community in light of the global dimensions of information and the ecumenical values of the Edmundite heritage. 

Revised 7/28/03