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Quinn Library Mission, Vision and Values

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MISSION

Quinn Library provides excellent service, education, and resources to all of our stakeholders - faculty, staff, students, and community members – by creating opportunities for transformative intellectual and cultural exchange and affording access to an exceptional special collection.

VISION

Quinn Library will be a point of pride for the Ohio University Chillicothe campus and wider community.

VALUES

Exemplary Service:

The library holds paramount the provision of exemplary service to faculty, students, staff, and community members as they seek information in pursuit of their intellectual goals.


Retention:

The library lends significant support to university retention efforts through the empowerment of all of our students by giving them the tools to achieve success through information literacy education.


Collaboration:

As a fundamentally co-curricular entity, the library recognizes the synergistic benefits of collaboration with other organizations and university units.


Innovation:

The library strives toward the employment of the latest innovations in methods and technologies to best serve our patrons.


Encouragement of Development:

The library supports the inherent potential of our region by encouraging the development of social, economic and cultural capital through outreach and civic engagement.


Responsibility to Steward:

The library takes on the responsibility to steward both the informational tools of the mind and the intellectual life that employs those tools.


Equal Access:

The library supports the development of critical thinking skills through the provision of equal access for all library stakeholders to information from divergent points of view.


Assessment:

The library recognizes the necessity of assessment as a critical component of all initiatives.


Quinn Library collects resources that support the library’s mission, vision and values.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Quinn Library

Stevenson Center

T: 740.774.7201

F: 740.774.7268