Mission, Vision & Values


The University of Texas Libraries is an essential partner in building a rich and diverse research and learning ecosystem.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Texas Libraries welcomes and respects all individuals and communities by valuing and consciously maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and experiences.  We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors.


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We build strong and meaningful partnerships on campus and beyond.

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Customer Focus

We ensure a unique, effective and connected user experience shaped by client needs and expectations.

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We are defined by our deep and specialized knowledge and experience.

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We embrace creativity and flexibility to drive the cutting edge of knowledge and technology.