The mission of Reed Library is to provide quality services and to collect, organize,
disseminate, teach, and facilitate access to information in support of the curricular
needs of SUNY Fredonia's students and faculty, as well as the intellectual needs of
the broader SUNY Fredonia community.
Reed Library is committed to the following core values:
Learning: creating physical and online environments that support both intellectual curiosity
and innovative thinking, and that contribute to professional and personal growth for
all members of the university community. Reed Library faculty and staff work with
students and faculty to promote and develop information literacy skills, which facilitate
Service: providing efficient, timely, accurate, and informed service in a professional manner
that is respectful of and responsive to the needs of our patrons and our colleagues.
Quality resources: supporting access to a broad spectrum of shared resources that meet the learning and
information needs of the university community. Reed Library will manage fiscal resources
through data-based decision making by:
Responding to the changing state of knowledge and the curriculum by continually evaluating
collections and services, implementing change as appropriate;
Facilitating access to local, national, and international information resources;
Ensuring the preservation and availability of official records and other materials
which document the history of SUNY Fredonia.
Last edited 1/7/2009
Approved by Reed Library Faculty 1/7/2009