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Library Mission Statement

The Emporia State University Libraries and Archives facilitate critical thinking, collaboration, and lifelong learning in order to foster adaptive teaching and learning communities.

Library Vision Statement

As the intellectual heart of Emporia State University, the Libraries and Archives are an essential component of a vital and vibrant university.  We enrich academic experiences and achievement through our adaptable spaces, state-of-the-art technology, dynamic resources, and the integration of information literacy skills across the curriculum.  Promoting a multifaceted and diverse dialogue, we cultivate a community of learners able to adapt and lead as engaged citizens who change lives for the common good.