Mission Statement

Emory & Henry College’s Frederick T. Kelly Library serves the research and instructional needs of students, faculty, and the community by providing information access; providing instruction in the discovery, use, creation, and management of information; and facilitating independent study, and collaborative learning.

  • providing information access
    • supplying and maintaining the tools that provide access to physical and digital information resources
    • participating in cooperative library initiatives that benefit both Emory & Henry and the broader community
  • providing instruction in the discovery, evaluation, use, creation, and management of information
    • teaching library research skills and the critical evaluation and synthesis of information
    • providing professional research and information assistance
  • facilitating independent study and collaborative learning
    • provide clean, inviting, and adequate physical spaces conducive to study and research and provide safe, secure, easily navigable virtual spaces