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Vision, Mission, & Values


The University Libraries will be recognized as premier academic research libraries that advance intellectual discovery by connecting people with knowledge.


Provide outstanding resources, experts, services and spaces to enrich the research, learning, teaching and creative activities of UB faculty, students and staff as well as those of the local and global community members we serve.


  • excellent service
  • collaboration, innovation and creativity
  • inclusiveness and respect for the individual
  • accountability for our actions and decisions
  • ongoing, open communications