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Vision Statement


The UNL Libraries system is recognized as a national leader in creativity and knowledge development, offering access to data, information and knowledge in an environment supporting discovery, reflection, synthesis and application.

Student in the Library
Students using computers in the Engineering Library.

Strategic Focus

  • Broker access to knowledge resources
  • Foster a transformative environment for scholarship
  • Create new scholarly resources and tools for teaching and research
  • Collaborate with campus and global efforts to enhance teaching and learning
  • Develop inspiring and functional spaces that encourage creativity, collaboration and knowledge
  • Design complementary technologies in collaboration with colleges and programs
  • Promote intellectual exchange within our global learning communities
  • Teach students to be ethical and informed scholars
  • Engage university community in life-long learning


  • Customer service that exceeds expectations
  • Curiosity, innovation and discovery
  • Respect for individual differences
  • Flexibility and proactivity
  • Connectedness, collaborative, relationships and systems thinking
Students in the CYT Library