Guerrieri Academic Commons arial view from front entrance.

SU Libraries Mission, Values, and Plans

Libraries are at the heart of the academic enterprise, helping students, faculty, and staff find and use information and create and share knowledge.


The Salisbury University Libraries cultivate and sustain a superior learning community by providing user-centered services and information resources in an engaging environment dedicated to the free exchange of ideas and excellence in learning, teaching, scholarship, creativity, and service.


We are in the midst of a time of great change for libraries everywhere.  Electronic collections are supplementing and often supplanting physical collections; users expect immediate, unmediated access to information; and librarians are finding new roles as partners in the creation and dissemination of knowledge.  Even in the midst of this change, however, the core values that guide our work endure: