Mission Statement

Library & Learning Resources is committed to providing excellent resources and services that support the mission of City College of San Francisco. To fulfill its mission, the Library:


  • Contributes to student learning outcomes by actively engaging in both the development and implementation of an information competency initiative that supports the curriculum and lifelong learning;

  • Provides users with assistance and instruction for success in the use of library resources for their present studies and lifelong learning;

  • Strives to provide equal access to print and electronic materials and to develop services, including distance learning services, for students with a wide range of scholastic abilities, learning styles and comprehension levels;

  • Is supportive of and responsive to the changing needs of people with diverse ethnic, cultural, social and economic backgrounds; Advocates for faculty and staff participation in building and enhancing library resources and creating new services;

  • Contributes to the college's curricular goals by providing programs and exhibitions and by publicizing available resources and activities;

  • Encourages forging of partnerships and integrating of new technologies to increase access to resources and services external to the college's physical collections.


(Adopted as part of Collection Development statement. 10/29/1992, revised 4/2005; reviewed 7/2016)