Library Mission and Vision

The York College Library is distinguished by its historical commitment to academic excellence and library professionalism in service to a diverse college community.

Mission Statement

York College Library is committed to providing quality collections, outstanding services, and excellent user education to students, faculty, staff, and the community to support the College’s mission. The Library manages and provides seamless access to both print and online scholarly information; offers reference services, research consultations, and information literacy instruction; provides state of the art facility and equipment; and advocates on behalf of students to maintain a pleasant physical space for learning and scholarly activities.

Vision Statement

York College Library will be a vital part, physical and virtual, of learning and research at York College of the City University of New York supporting the academic needs of our diverse campus, offering a rich collection of knowledge, providing innovative ways of user service, utilizing leading technology for information access, and fostering lifelong learners by user education.