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Mission Statement

The mission of Mississippi State University Libraries, a comprehensive research library, supports the University's mission and the land-grant research tradition by providing essential services and collections for its user communities: collecting, managing, curating, ensuring access to, and facilitating analysis and use of scholarly information and technology necessary for excellent teaching, research, and service. MSU Libraries are committed to instilling among its user communities the principles of effective and appropriate information literacy and the ideals of diversity, citizenship, leadership, and service.

Vision Statement

Mississippi State University Libraries will continue to be the premier research library for an information-rich academic and research environment by providing its communities of users an ongoing, creative, technologically advanced library program that provides new and emerging technologies; enhances and inspires teaching, research, and service of the highest caliber in an environment of free and open inquiry and with a commitment to excellence.