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ACPHS Library Services: Our Mission & Goals

Our Mission

Our library will provide high quality resources, services, and educational experiences to support the present and future information needs of the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences community.

Our Goals

Excellence: Maintain a culture of continuous improvement to effectively anticipate and engage internal and external opportunities & challenges.

Education: Create and deliver diverse student-centric learning experiences that develop and enhance information literacy and critical thinking skills to support life-long intellectual and professional growth.

Discovery: Enable the ACPHS community to discover, access and employ information in all formats. Employ the active organization of knowledge, online tools, and expertise to provide an integrative search experience that uncovers information resources which enable and enhance scholarly pursuits and drive the development of new ideas.

Collaborative Leadership & Engagement (CLE): Create and maintain strategic partnerships with academic departments, programs, and administration to enhance teaching & learning, research, and the communication of ideas.

Outreach: Create and market user centered library services and programing for the ACPHS community.

Library as Place: Provide inviting physical and virtual spaces that support study, discovery, creativity, and community.