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Biomedicine & Health Mission Statement

Mission statement for UCL Biomedical & Health Libraries

The aim of libraries serving Biomedicine & Health at UCL is to provide high quality multidisciplinary services in support of education, research and clinical practice across UCL and its associated NHS Trusts:

  • To contribute to the high profile of biomedicine at UCL in supporting teaching and research
  • To support clinical decision-making and patient care through provision of timely information for evidence-based practice
  • To provide resources and deliver services which are accessible to both UCL and NHS stakeholders
  • To build on collection strengths in a regional, national and international context

Vision statement for UCL Biomedical & Health Libraries

The libraries serving Biomedicine & Health at UCL will continue to develop and deliver integrated services to UCL and NHS partners in line with developing local, regional and national agendas:

  • To identify new ways of meeting the information needs for health, social care and lifelong learning
  • To engage in collection development and resource sharing across institutions
  • To aim to procure resources jointly for both the Higher Education and NHS constituencies
  • To develop a proactive service providing both a study environment and delivery of resources to the desk-top and bedside


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