Our Values


We foster curiosity, creativity, and scholarly explorations through access to information in sustainable environments designed to engage all members of our communities.

We strive to foster and advance social justice, confront structural bias, and transform practices in order to realize a culture that is fair, equitable, and accessible.

We embrace new ideas, creative problem-solving, and experimentation and support a culture of curiosity, risk-taking, and the free exchange of ideas toward high-impact research, teaching, and learning experiences.

We operate and act with honesty, transparency, and respect, and in accordance with the highest academic, professional, and ethical principles including intellectual freedom and privacy.

We invest in relationships and engage in partnerships to accomplish mutual goals, solve shared problems, and extend the impact of our initiatives.