Mission, Vision and Values
The University of Victoria Libraries demonstrates leadership in facilitating expanded access to knowledge.
The Libraries' adaptive and user-friendly environment embraces a diversity of learning styles for academic success.
Central to the University's roles of teaching, learning and research, our services anticipate and respond to user needs.
We are partners in teaching, learning and research at the University of Victoria.
We provide the University community with expert and innovative access to knowledge.
- Quality Service: We value library service that is credible, responsive and innovative, and that supports teaching and learning, the pursuit of knowledge and lifelong learning.
- Transparency: We value integrity and accountability in our interactions with our colleagues, members of the University and external communities.
- Diversity: We value diversity in perspectives and cultures and the principle of intellectual freedom in providing open and inclusive access to information.
- Cooperation: We value cooperation and teamwork in all aspects of our work, both within the University and with our partner institutions.