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Mission statement

UCL Library Services is committed to supporting the excellence of teaching, learning, research and clinical practice by providing a high quality, integrated and innovative service.

Specifically our mission is:

  • To provide, preserve, develop and promote collections in the most appropriate formats and to act as a gateway to both printed and electronic resources in an integrated way;
  • To collaborate with other institutions at local, regional, national and international levels for mutually beneficial resource sharing and access provision whilst fulfilling the Library's role in areas of specialisation;
  • To maximise the effectiveness of library staff, through the promotion of training and development, enabling them to anticipate and react to changing user foci and service needs;
  • To establish and deliver a model, founded on evidence of good practice, for enabling all library users to acquire and practise excellent information seeking and retrieval skills; and to promote the training role of Library Services in partnership with teachers across all disciplines.

Last modified 3rd March 2004

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