What are the Library's mission and value statements?



Our mission is organizing and providing access to quality information resources that inspire curiosity, creativity, and innovation throughout the TCU community, while offering exceptional services and surroundings that nurture our students.

Core values


We value the ability of all to acquire, use, and build upon accurate, reliable, and relevant information, and to access welcoming spaces that foster creativity.

Academic and Personal Achievement

We value helping the TCU Community succeed while they continue to learn, critically think, and seek information beyond the educational environment.

Customer Focus

We value expertise, respect, kindness, and the dignity of each individual as we deliver high-quality assistance to our students and others in the TCU Community.

Invested Staff

We value curiosity, passion, professionalism, pride, stewardship, and engagement in the life of the TCU Community.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We value inclusion and will continue to build a library for all, with collections, services and spaces reflecting the full array of human experience and the potential of every individual.

Core strategies

Staff Development

We will nurture, empower, and engage staff, forming a nimble organization.

Library as Place

Our library will be a creative hub for the TCU Community through innovative and welcoming spaces.


We will collect and preserve unique and valuable academic resources that raise the profile of our library to a national level.

Information Literacy

We will work to scaffold information literacy across the curriculum, equipping the TCU community with the skills needed to be effective information consumers.

Ease of Access

We will streamline access to thoughtfully curated and managed resources.

  • Last Updated Dec 14, 2022
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  • Answered By Derek Reece

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