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United States Military Academy Library


About USMA Library: Our Program

Mission, Vision, and Goals

MISSION:

The United States Military Academy Library empowers our cadets, faculty, and staff to be leaders of distinction in scholarship and research by providing:

  • teaching and expertise in the discovery and application of scholarly information;
  • access to information supporting the curriculum and independent research;
  • a place to engage with knowledge, ideas, and one another

 

VISION:

The United States Military Academy Library embraces and advances scholarship, research, and excellence through information service in a digital world while equipping future leaders and scholars for the Army and the nation.

 

GOALS:

The United States Military Academy Library:

  • Partners with faculty and staff to equip cadets with the information fluency skills to conduct meaningful scholarship while becoming life-long learners, critical thinkers, and effective leaders. (Supports the Office of the Dean strategic goal #1 - Educate, train, and inspire cadets to become commissioned leaders of character)
  • Acquires, makes available, and maintains outstanding academic information resources designed to support the curriculum. (Supports the Office of the Dean strategic goal #4 - Provide resources that enable long-term continual improvement)
  • Offers a collaborative, engaging place for scholarship, study, and the pursuit of academic excellence. (Supports the Office of the Dean strategic goal #4 - Provide resources that enable long-term continual improvement)
  • Curates and shares the story and history of West Point and the Academy with the world. (Supports Office of the Dean strategic goal #3 - Provide intellectual capital to the Army and the Nation)
  • Delivers timely and effective digital and place-based service to support study, scholarship, and intellectual development. (Supports the Office of the Dean strategic goal #1 - Educate, train, and inspire cadets to become commissioned leaders of character; and goal #2 - Develop and advance faculty and staff excellence)
  • Builds and maintains a robust, diverse suite of digital tools and infrastructure to support innovative academic information service. (Supports the Office of the Dean strategic goal #1 - Educate, train, and inspire cadets to become commissioned leaders of character; and goal #2 - Develop and advance faculty and staff excellence)
  • Studies and shares the effectiveness, impact, and value of information services to support the mission of USMA. (Supports Office of the Dean strategic goal #3 - Provide intellectual capital to the Army and the Nation)
  • Develops and manages human and financial resources to support delivery of outstanding information service. (Supports the Office of the Dean strategic goal #2 - Develop and advance faculty and staff excellence; and goal #4 - Provide resources that enable long-term continual improvement)

Annual Program Review

Each year, the USMA Library publishes a program review that serves as an annual report and roadmap to future initiatives for the current and coming academic year. Current and archived program reviews are available below.

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