Principles & Goals

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In order to effectively contribute to the achievement of the overall institutional mission, Library Services has adopted the following principles and goals:

    • To acquire appropriate print and non-print resources to support the college curricula and the information needs of the people of Hidalgo and Starr Counties
    • To provide efficient and timely access to resources and information in all formats
    • To provide open-access computing facilities for students and faculty
    • To provide distance learning services and facilities for all instructional programs
    • To assist students and faculty in becoming proficient library users
    • To maintain effective communications with other college departments in order to integrate library operations with the total instructional program of the college
    • To promote cultural and intellectual activity by offering programs, facilities, and services to the community
    • To encourage personal and professional growth by providing staff development opportunities for all Library Services staff
    • Endeavor to meet the standards and principles in the following documents: