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About the Library

About Ezra Lehman Memorial Library

Mission:

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.

Vision:

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.

Values:

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

  1. Teaching & research mentorship
  2. Service excellence  & responsiveness
  3. Teamwork  & collaboration
  4. Innovation & agility
  5. Integrity & responsible stewardship
  6. Open access & publication

Goals:

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.