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The mission of the University Libraries is to provide a dynamic physical and virtual learning environment that supports the intellectual development and creativity of the University community; to offer services that meet the information needs of the University's faculty, staff, and students; to develop and enhance collections of resources that support the University's research, teaching, learning, and service; to collect unique materials of enduring research value to the University and to the larger scholarly community; and to organize, preserve, promote, and provide access to all our collections. Read more...

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Libraries Statistics
(FY 2011/12)

Volumes held: 1,280,924
Titles held: 1,268,518
Serial titles currently received: 92,957
E-book titles: 155,174
Databases: 157
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