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Mission Statement

Forsyth Library supports the learning, teaching, research, and service activities of Fort Hays State University and the greater community.  To accomplish this mission, the Library applies its resources in an ethical, socially accountable and reflective manner.  In addition, the Library establishes a culture that ensures and emphasizes the role and value of knowledge for supporting individual and institutional learning.

Vision Statement

The vision of Forsyth Library is to provide the highest quality service to all learning communities.  Within this vision, the Library endeavors to provide:

  • the highest standards of professionalism
  • a unique knowledge- and technology-driven learning environment
  • the creation of content through the use of digital resources and collaborative partnerships
  • the collection, preservation and delivery of scholarly information
  • a culture that supports life-long learning
  • instruction about the effective searching and ethical use of information

Values Statement

Forsyth Library retains the following core values:

  • social, civic, and professional engagement
  • recognition of the changing needs of the learner
  • intellectual freedom
  • support of faculty and student research

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