University Libraries Strategic Plan
2020 - 2025

Our Mission

The University Libraries inspires intellectual discovery and learning through robust information resources and academic collaborations in teaching and research that connect the Penn State community and citizens of Pennsylvania to the world of knowledge and new ideas.

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Our Vision

We are a world-class research library organization with a global reach, providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for learning, collaboration, and knowledge creation. As leaders in delivery and preservation of library collections, we will leverage technology and reward innovation to ensure the University Libraries will be partners in research and education.

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