Mission and Values Statements
Mission StatementThe Library's mission is to enable and enrich the teaching, learning and research endeavours of the University by delivering flexible access to extensive and relevant information resources and by providing quality services and facilities.
Our vision for the library service is to have:
- Resource provision and access that is coordinated and futures-oriented, and that finds integrated and innovative solutions to optimise the effectiveness of a limited resource base.
- Stronger partnerships with the University's teaching, learning and research community to enable a more direct contribution to the educational mission of ACU.
- Staff members who, by building on their professional expertise, provide an exemplary service that demonstrates a commitment to meeting the individual and collective information needs of clients.
- Management practices and operations that embody a commitment to Quality Assurance principles, and are attuned to the changing needs of the University.
- Technological and physical infrastructure developments that better enable the provision of flexible and responsive access to services and resources into the future.
Values StatementAs members of the Library staff we seek to live out the spirit of the University's mission. We do this by:
- Providing Library and information services that are attentive to the individual learning and research requirements of our clients and that advance the achievement of scholarly excellence.
- Treating clients and work colleagues in a caring, respectful, fair and professional manner.
- Taking an active role in cultivating a cooperative, supportive and harmonious workplace where information and ideas are exchanged freely.
- Adopting a flexible approach to our work and responding with an open mind to change.
- Taking individual responsibility for our role in the achievement of team goals.
- Seeking to improve our performance, and contributing actively to the development and operation of the Library service.
- Applies to: All Staff and Students
- Owner: Director, Libraries
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