The CSUMB Library provides information resources, user-centered services, and an inviting, collaborative environment to foster intellectual curiosity, sustain scholarship and creativity, and inspire lifelong learning for the diverse community we serve.
We offer all members of the CSUMB community the opportunity, support, and tools to engage meaningfully with a wide variety of information resources relevant to their academic, intellectual, and creative endeavors.
We strive to provide excellent, timely, courteous, and equitable service to all library users and to each other.
We value the success of all students and employ a
forward-thinking, creative, and multifaceted approach in supporting their
diverse needs and interests.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
We value diversity, equity, and the inclusion of
different identities and ideas as fundamental to learning, development, and a
sense of belonging at CSUMB. We strive for fairness and equity in all of our
decisions, practices, and services.
We value working collaboratively with our diverse campus community to ensure user-centered learning experiences.
We celebrate inquiry,
critical thinking, and the pursuit of knowledge to develop deeper
We aim to anticipate
users' evolving needs, and provide a more satisfying, efficient, and successful
We preserve materials that reflect the intellectual,
cultural, and historical record of our communities, while making effective and
responsible use of available resources.
Serving the Greater Community
We value social justice and service to the greater community. We promote active service and civic engagement, especially within the tri-county area.
We strive to create a culture of continuous improvement in which we seek and use feedback, make decisions based on evidence, and embrace learning opportunities that advance professional and organizational growth.