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Guiding Principles for FGCU Library Services

  • Student success drives the design of library services.
  • Learner needs, rather than institutional preferences, determine the priorities for library services.
  • Library Services vigorously protects freedom of inquiry and expression.
  • Residents of Southwest Florida have access to general FGCU library services.
  • Information technology is used in creative, experimental, and practical ways for delivery of instruction and information resources.
  • Library faculty actively contribute to collaborative learning opportunities for students.
  • Effectiveness through the use of comprehensive assessment is a library commitment.
  • We honor the past and create the future in all library services.

Library Ethics & Values

Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Intellectual Freedom Principles

American Library Association (ALA)) Code of Ethics

American Library Association (ALA) Library Bill of Rights