About Us

Our Mission, Vision, & Strategic Plan


University of Arizona Libraries is an enterprising partner in advancing the University's priorities. We cultivate an environment that promotes inquiry, creative endeavor, scholarly communication and lifelong learning. Our resources, services and expertise enrich the lives of Arizonans, and contribute to an expanding global academic community.


The Libraries are the intellectual crossroads of the University, enabling innovative interdisciplinary research, scholarship and creative endeavor.

Strategic Plan

Because the world of higher education is changing rapidly, 21st century libraries must be enterprising in our ability to anticipate needs and respond in real time. Our Strategic Plan 2015-2018 outlines how we are advancing the University strategic priorities of student engagement, research innovation, community partnership and synergy.

Last modified: February 4, 2015