Mission and Vision | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


Mission and Vision

  • Mission Statement

    Blackmore Library contributes to the University’s mission by providing access to resources and services, supporting information literacy, and curating strong collections. We enhance scholarship and personal development for the University community by creating an environment conducive to inquiry, research, and collaboration.

    Vision Statement

    The Library will be a leading steward of information on campus, empowering all members of the University community to become independent, lifelong learners. We will consistently strive to assess and improve services and collections while engaging users.


    Learning: Provide bibliographic instruction, reference services, research consultations, and dynamic programming, which empower the University community to develop information literacy skills.

    Access: Facilitate the discovery of information resources by managing current and relevant print and electronic collections which aid and enrich the University curriculum.

    Service: Meet and anticipate the evolving needs of the University community by continually improving professional skills and identifying trends in research and scholarship, while providing high quality assistance.

    Environment: Maintain an atmosphere that supports critical thinking and collaboration by offering open and inviting spaces, such as classrooms, group study rooms, and quiet study areas.

    Community: Develop relationships and work cooperatively within the University to strengthen institutional culture.