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Edens Library Policies: Library Mission Statement

Library Mission Statement


The Library and Educational Technology’s mission is to support the educational program of Columbia College by providing an active information literacy program, active support for student and faculty technology integration, a strong collection of resources in a variety of formats, and a comfortable environment for individual and group study.


The Library’s information literacy program fosters information literacy defined as the ability to recognize when information is needed as well as to locate, evaluate, and use information effectively.