The mission of Shippensburg University libraries is to foster a community of academic success in an environment of personalized service, research mentorship & instruction, and connection to resources.
Shippensburg University libraries will represent a national standard of excellence in providing individualized, personalized support for the academic needs of our community. Our excellent customer service will be a constant presence in every encounter. We will provide support whenever, wherever, and however it is needed, delivered using personal interactions and technology. We will be a model library for support of student research and publication.
The Shippensburg University libraries team possesses a number of key values that guide every effort to fulfill our mission and impact our vision for the future. As such we value and embrace
Teaching & research mentorship
Service excellence & responsiveness
Teamwork & collaboration
Innovation & agility
Integrity & responsible stewardship
Open access & publication
The Shippensburg University libraries team pursues their mission through the accomplishment of three core goals:
SU Libraries will provide effective information RESOURCES FOR STUDENT SUCCESS, learning, and personal development.
SU Libraries will provide effective instructional and patron SERVICES FOR STUDENT SUCCESS, learning, and personal development.
SU Libraries will provide effective physical and digital SPACES FOR STUDENT SUCCESS, learning, and personal development.