The Library is currently striving for excellence in support for the learning, teaching and research mission of the center:
Providing a student-centered
learning environment that delivers information and services to its
users where and when they need it.
Promoting creative and critical thinking through information literacy.
Empowering users to locate, evaluate and use information available in a variety of innovative and traditional formats.
Developing and maintaining collections in support of the academic pursuits of CIPS.
Developing partnerships within and beyond the university.
CIPS is committed to excellence and innovation in teaching,
service, research and other scholarly activities. The Library supports
this commitment by:
Providing quality services to meet the expectations of a diverse user community;
Supporting professional development and training opportunities for library staff.
Providing the physical facilities and the technical infrastructure that enhance the learning and research environment.
Collaborating with university, library and community partners.
The library is committed to providing users with the tools required for independent critical thinking and life-long learning.