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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

RESPECT: We recognize and value each person with dignity, accepting cultural and accessibility differences, by nurturing differing points of view, actively listening, and communicating courteously. 

TRANSPARENCY: We commit to practicing clarity and openness in our communications and operations. 

INTEGRITY: We adhere to the shared moral and ethical values of librarianship that prioritizes courage over comfort, honesty, and the greater good. 

ACCOUNTABILITY: We establish a culture of responsibility by defining clear expectations and standards for success. 

EXCELLENCE: We create a supportive environment that cultivates creativity and innovation to provide reliable, user-centered services that result in engaging and transformative experiences.

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 2022.


  • Neumann Library

    Phone: 281-283-3900

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

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