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Mission Statement
The mission of the Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center is to provide quality resources, services, and programs which support student success and engagement. As the campus leader in information literacy, the Library fills an essential role in promoting intellectual discovery, scholarly research, information access, and lifelong learning to Arkansas Tech University and the surrounding communities.
Updated September 14, 2023
Core Values
A commitment to quality is our top priority as we strive to fulfill our mission. We are dedicated to providing the best possible service to our community, to continuous improvement and rigorous assessment, and to providing innovative and technologically advanced methods of serving our constituencies.
We are committed to providing an accessible, safe, pleasant, user-oriented environment as we initiate, enhance, and improve our services. We strive to provide our community with the best resources available and to facilitate the academic, professional, and personal success of our students and faculty.
We are committed to providing a competent, skilled staff dedicated to service, teaching, and research. We strive for self-improvement through participation in professional opportunities and training that will enhance our skills and broaden our knowledge.
We are committed to the highest ethical and professional practices. We are dedicated to fostering partnerships with our university colleagues and to promoting collegiality, collaboration, cooperation, and communication within our community.
We respect the individuality of all persons and value the initiative and creativity of our staff. We recognize, teach, and advocate tolerance, mutual respect, and civility in all of our actions. We are committed to embracing our differences, fostering a spirit of cooperation and teamwork, and protecting the right to free expression.