Mission, Vision, and Values of the USF Libraries


The USF Libraries inspire research, creativity, and learning by connecting the USF community to relevant and high-quality information.


The USF Libraries envision being the center of a highly engaged university community, driven to produce high-impact research and to nourish creativity.


  • Discovery – of information using tools that satisfy intellectual curiosity and promote innovation in research and teaching.
  • Creativity – in an inclusive environment with the freedom and resources to work towards a vision of the future.
  • Connection – with the tools necessary to share the results of research with both the local community and the world, and to measure its impact.