About the Frederick A. Marcotte


Frederick A. Marcotte Library supports the college's mission by connecting our diverse community to quality resources that support research, teaching, and learning.


Frederick A. Marcotte Library will be a welcoming and accessible campus hub for information, teaching, and learning that equips our college community for success. We will be inclusive leaders that empower our community to be collaborative and curious lifelong learners. 


In this library, we value...
  • Empowerment
    We cultivate student success and life-long learning through education in information literacy and critical thinking. We provide access to quality and diverse information sources in support of our mission.
  • Community Focus
    We advocate for a user-centered and inclusive environment that builds a collaborative and evolving library. We provide access to resources that reflect intellectual freedom and respect privacy to ensure community trust.
  • Creativity
    We embrace experimentation and flexibility to reliably serve our community. We champion sustainable and inclusive practices that anticipate community needs and manage change through continuous improvement.
  • Stewardship
    We facilitate access to information, technology, and learning with our diverse community, equity, inclusion, preservation, and fiscal responsibility in mind. We build and maintain relevant resources and services for our college community.

Strategies & Goals

  1. Develop Space: Cultivate a welcomeing library space on-campus and online devoted to research and study.
    1. Improve the second-floor study space.
  2. Provide Access: Promote and provide access to technology and information resources in a variety of formats.
    1. Increase awareness and use of affordable learning initiatives.
    2. Create definitions for collection development initiatives.
  3. Promote Teaching and Learning: Teach research and critical thinking skills, both in-person and online.
    1. Offer interactive learning opportunities for faculty and students on campus.
    2. Connect online students to learning opportunities through the library.
  4. Foster a Community Culture: Collaboratively develop top-tier services and programs that are communicated to the campus community.
    1. Coordinate a variety of events and communications that serve our community.
    2. Develop a diverse and inclusive community culture.