Mission & Vision

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The University of Kansas Libraries transform lives by inspiring the discovery and creation of knowledge for the university and our global community.


The University of Kansas Libraries will be:

  • A place of welcome, amplifying the diverse voices of our community
  • A leader in the dissemination of knowledge, advancing innovative and sustainable ways to collect, create and steward resources
  • A partner in connecting and engaging communities, fostering student success and transformative research

2020-22 Strategic Plan

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