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Mission Statement

The Library exists to enhance learning, teaching and research excellence and ensure value for money from the University’s investment in its library resources and services.


  • To ensure that resources and services are effective, valued and driven by University strategy.
  • To ensure that resources and services offer best value for money, are resilient and compliant.
  • To ensure that resources and services are discoverable and accessible.
  • To ensure that staff and students have the knowledge, skills and confidence to find and use resources and services effectively.
  • To ensure that technology is used effectively to enhance learning, teaching, assessment and research practice.
  • To ensure students are effective learners and have the competencies to succeed academically.
  • To work with course teams to ensure curriculum delivery best meets the requirements of a diverse student community.