The libraries of COSTAATT are dedicated to providing quality information and services to the COSTAATT community in support of instruction, research, individual development and student success. As such, we are committed to the principles of open access to information that is not place or format dependent; to keeping abreast of the latest research in the academic disciplines; and to being leaders in utilizing technology and innovative approaches to library services.
The vision of the COSTAATT Library Services is to be recognized as a leader in the promotion and advancement of quality teaching and learning at the College by transforming the libraries into collaborative student-centered spaces where students and faculty will come together to study and to learn.
The work of the Library Services is guided by the following core values:
Quality Service: We are committed to providing customer service that meets and exceeds user expectations.
Integrity – Personal and Intellectual: We will be ethical and professional in the provision of our services.
Equity of Access: We are committed to equitable and open access to information.
Collaboration: We are committed to actively pursuing collaborative relationships within and outside of our formal structure.
Change as Opportunity: We value innovation, flexibility and creativity.
Education and Lifelong Learning: We embrace the College’s mission of teaching and learning and value the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for both the individual and the organization.
Staff Development: We are committed to excellence and continuous improvement of staff and the provision of opportunities for staff to develop their skills and knowledge.