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About the Library

This section provides information about library hours, employment, staff, library mission, events and policies.

Library Mission - 2004

Mission Statement

The Library provides resources and services to meet the information needs primarily of the Albright community and secondarily of the local and global community. The Library contributes to the college's commitment to excellence by

• supporting student and faculty research through building and maintaining physical and electronic collections that support the curriculum and encourage information literacy, critical thinking and reading; and
• providing access to information resources as well as instructing and informing our community how to efficiently locate and access quality resources and information.

Library Vision

To enrich the liberal arts experience for the students of Albright College.

This mission and vision statement was prepared by the Library, Fall 2004.