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About the Library

Mission, Vision and Values


We foster the development of our users’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills by providing an inclusive and responsive learning environment and serve our community by being their first and best choice for information.


The Cleveland State Community College (CSCC) Library is an interdisciplinary space and the intellectual hub of the campus. We support the teaching, learning, and research needs of the CSCC community by connecting people, knowledge, and ideas, aligned with the vision of the College.


Student Focus and Access: Promoting resources and services that are responsive to all stakeholders' needs in a timely manner.
Equity and Inclusion: Fostering a community of belonging by embracing appropriate campus-wide equity and inclusion initiatives that foster learner-centered and diverse collections and 21st century library spaces. 

Collaboration: Commitment to appropriate campus-wide partnerships that promote lifelong learning and equal access to information.‚Äč
Innovation: Promoting creativity and entrepreneurship, nurturing intellectual exploration and growth, and respecting the privacy of users.
Talent: Continuous professional development to keep abreast of new trends and embrace emerging technologies.