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Mission and Values


A dynamic center of campus life that cultivates a passionate, confident, forward-thinking community through innovative scholarship and learning.

Adopted February 2022


The University of Houston-Clear Lake Libraries provide a dynamic and welcoming experience that is innovative, immersive, and collaborative. Through our specialized expertise we foster academic success and information literacy by providing physical and virtual access to vital information resources and services, advanced technology, and flexible
spaces conducive to study, collaboration, and reflection. The libraries strengthen and support transformative, inclusive teaching and learning by facilitating the critical analysis, creativity, and scholarly research essential to making a beneficial contribution to equitable global development and a sustainable future for all.

Adopted February 2022

Statement of Values

The librarians and staff of Neumann Library place the highest value on providing welcoming, courteous and professional service to all of our users. We provide diverse, unbiased scholarly collections and technologies to encourage and make possible the achievement of personal, institutional, and community goals. In particular we acknowledge:

  • The intellectual freedom and privacy rights of our users
  • The need to treat users, colleagues, and each other with respect and fairness
  • The need to listen and be responsive to our users, institution, and community
  • The creativity, initiative, and teamwork that we each must exhibit in order for the library to fulfill its mission

In addition, we embrace and strive to uphold all of the values and principles enumerated in the American Library Association's Core Values of Librarianship, its Library Bill of Rights, and its Code of Ethics.

Adopted October 17, 2008. Next update to Statement of Values coming Summer 2022.


  • Neumann Library

    Phone: 281-283-3900

    Bayou Building 2402
    2700 Bay Area Blvd
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

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