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Mission, Purpose, and Vision

Mission:  The mission of the Robeson Community College Library is to support and advance the long-term goals of the College by promoting information literacy in a user-centered facility, which is equipped with physical and digital environments that enhance research and instruction.

The RCC Library advances teaching, learning, and research at RCC by:(1) Teaching students to be successful, ethical information seekers; (2) Facilitating access to information resources; (3) Providing welcoming spaces for reading and intellectual discovery; (4) Assisting workforce and community development by providing research assistance and open computer access; (5) Promoting the innovative adoption of emerging learning technologies.

Purpose:  The purpose of the RCC Library is to provide access to the most appropriate, accurate, and high-quality research resources in support of the college’s curricula in an instructive, friendly, and interactive learning environment.

Vision:  The vision of the RCC Library is to be regionally recognized as a technologically-advanced, user-focused center of research, learning, and innovation. We will be leaders in developing and utilizing the talents of everyone who works in the library to achieve excellence in service to students, faculty, staff, and to our community.  We will provide leadership and support for College initiatives and priorities.  We will expand our information services beyond the library’s physical boundaries, so as to serve the entire RCC community through an enhanced Web presence, through the College’s course management system, and through other outreach efforts.  We will be a campus leader in the promotion of information literacy.