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Mission, Vision & Values

Mission, Vision & Values

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Mission, Vision & Values

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Our Vision

To be regarded as essential for student, staff, faculty and community success.

Our Mission

To deliver unparalleled opportunities for success in learning, research and discovery to our users wherever they are in the world.

Our Service Values


Embrace our colleagues and users with honesty, professionalism and respect.


Inspire and teach students, faculty, staff and community to engage with University Libraries’ resources for academic and research success.


Engage users in creative and critical thinking with new and appropriate information and technology resources.


Partner with the wider Kent State community and beyond to ensure student success.


Actively and effectively communicate with respect and patience.


Be open to ideas, thoughts, and opinions that may differ from our own.


Sustain and responsibly manage our collections, spaces, relationships and finances.