The Library is a component of the University’s Library and Information Technology Services division. The primary mission of the Library is to provide the members of the academic community with access to resources that support the current and anticipated instructional, research, and service programs of the University of the South. It is the Library’s mission to provide instruction in the effective use of these resources, and to promote critical thinking and life-long learning, so that the Library is central to the educational mission of the University.
In addition, the Library contributes to the culture and informational resources of the surrounding community. The Library also serves as a Federal Government Depository.
A. Services: To provide accurate, efficient, and courteous assistance to users in identifying, locating, and using the information resources they need.
B. Collections: To select, acquire, and maintain materials in appropriate formats to support the instructional, research, and service functions of the University.
C. Facilities: To provide space, equipment, and technology that will ensure operational efficiency, enhance collection preservation, and respond to changing needs of users and staff.
D. Personnel: to attract, retain, and develop the best qualified staff possible in order to carry out the mission and goals of the Library.
E. Administration: To ensure that the Library's mission and goals are carried out in accord with the mission, values, and core competencies of the Information Technology Services Mission Statement.
F. Outreach to Users
Spaces & Places
About the Library
Jessie Ball duPont Library, University of the South
178 Georgia Avenue, Sewanee, TN 37383