As the center of intellectual life, Xavier University Library provides access to materials that are the building blocks of knowledge and services that support the educational and research needs of the University. The Library offers a wide range of information services and resources and is committed to offering students and faculty forward-thinking and sustainable information- and resource-management tools.
The Mission of the Xavier University Library is to support the mission and goals of the University by:
Xavier University Library is the heartbeat of success at Xavier University. Students, administrators, and faculty staff depend upon its resources to fulfill their daily informational and intellectual needs. The library is positioned to meet the dual challenges of differing learning patterns among students and the broad range of teaching styles inherent in a culturally-diverse faculty.
24-hour, 7 days a week access to both information resources and library services from anywhere in the world.
Create opportunities for collaboration between students, staff, faculty and the New Orleans community to solve global problems.
Build and inclusive, diverse and accepting community through library programming and the institutional repository to share information with the Xavier community and the world.
The goals of the Library’s faculty and staff include: