Mission, Vision and Values Statement

Mission Statement

Central to the University and Southern Oregon, the Library supports the research and curricular needs of students and faculty. It serves the region through state, national, and international partnerships. The Library provides access to diverse resources and teaches skills for finding and evaluating information.

Vision Statement

As a cultural and intellectual center of the university, Hannon Library inspires a passion for learning. In partnership with other academic faculty, the Library advances the teaching of information literacy deliberately and collaboratively. We anticipate trends and initiate new technologies to provide a seamless interface to the world of information and advance the pursuit of knowledge. Our diverse collections balance traditional and digital formats to enhance student scholarship and academic inquiry. To support both the curriculum and community, we preserve and provide access to unique resources about our region. Our faculty and staff play a dynamic role in the vitality of the university through our leadership and commitment to excellence.

We value:


Excellent Services

Access to Information

Teaching and Learning


The Library as a Cultural Center

Approved by the Senate Library Advisory Committee, March 8, 2006