Vision Statement

Linking scholars to knowledge
innovation – collaboration – service
Our connections work for you!

  • Offering resources and innovative services for inspired scholarship
  • Providing exceptional virtual and physical spaces for learning
  • Fostering community and conversation
  • Preserving and promoting the history of the college

Through our endeavors we enhance the transformational experience of a Macalester education, preparing individuals for global citizenship and lives that make a difference.

Revised 9/29/2006

Library Mission

The Library supports the mission of the College by providing the scholarly information services and resources essential to Macalester’s educational program. Specifically, the Library:

  • Educates and guides users in the research process.
  • Enables users to identify and obtain needed information.
  • Maintains a secure and supportive environment for the use and preservation of collections and delivery of services.
  • Manages effectively the budget, processes, personnel and technology needed to accomplish Library goals.

Revised 1998