Libraries

About UC Clermont

Mission

The Clermont College Library supports the college's mission by connecting the community to quality resources that support research, teaching, and learning.

Vision

The Clermont College Library will be a welcoming 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, lifelong learners. 

Values

In this library, we value...
  • Empowerment
    We cultivate student success and life-long learning through education in information literacy and critical thinking.
  • Community Focus
    We advocate for a user-centered and inclusive environment that builds a collaborative 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 practices that anticipate needs and manage change through continuous improvement.
  • Stewardship
    We open access to information, technology, and learning with equity, preservation, and fiscal responsibility in mind. We maintain resources and build services for the 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.
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