Our organization and employees identified five core values that we strive to incorporate into our work.
The library is made up of eight departments and has close to 200 employees. Library leadership includes administrators, departments heads, and representatives from shared governance groups for library faculty, appointed professionals, and staff.
Read about history of our libraries.
Mission: The University of Arizona Libraries are enterprising partners in advancing the University's priorities. We cultivate an environment that promotes inquiry, creative endeavor, scholarly communication and lifelong learning. Our resources, services and expertise enrich the lives of Arizonans, and contribute to an expanding global academic community.
Vision: The Libraries are the intellectual crossroads of the University, enabling innovative interdisciplinary research, scholarship and creative endeavor.
Strategic plan: Our strategic plan outlines how we are advancing the University strategic priorities of student engagement, research innovation, community partnership and synergy. Download our strategic plan.