LIBRARY MISSION, OUTCOMES, & GUIDELINES

MISSION

The Hayden Memorial provides high quality, relevant information resources and services to Citrus College’s demographically diverse community to support student success.

GUIDELINES

Borrowing from the Library

Food and Drink

Photo ID

Apply for a Library Card

Photocopying, Printing and Scanning

Computers and Wireless Access

Respect

Reserve Desk

Study Rooms

Security Gates

Collection Development

Filming Disclaimer

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

1.   Creative, Critical, and Analytical Thinking

  • Library users utilize the library's virtual and physical resources.

2.   Technology/Information Competency

           The information competent student:

  • Determines the nature and extent of the information needed.
  • Accesses needed information effectively and efficiently.
  • Evaluates information and its sources critically and incorporates selected information into his or her knowledge base and value system.
  • Individually or as a member of a group, uses information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose.
  • Understands many of the economics, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information and access and uses information ethically and legally.

See ACRL Standards for more information. Updated 3/27/2013

Students are excepted to abide by the Standards of Student Conduct (BP 5500) when in the library and using library resources. Student Discipline Procedures (AP 5520) will be followed by the Library Supervisor, Dean and/or Campus Safety officer as necessary.

In support of Hayden Memorial Library's Mission, we strive to achieve the following goals:

  1. Affirm the vision and mission of Citrus College.
  2. Support the curriculum and meet the information needs of the Citrus community by acquiring, maintaining and providing access to a comprehensive library collection.
  3. Promote the Hayden Memorial Library as the focal point of quality information resources, regardless of format, for the college community.
  4. Provide prompt, unbiased, and knowledgeable responses to requests for assistance, focusing on student and faculty information needs beyond other library, campus, and community responsibilities.
  5. Provide professional qualified librarians and skilled technical staff who support the use of information in learning.
  6. Administer fair and objective service policies to all populations, including those with special needs.
  7. Protect each individual's right to privacy with respect to information requested and materials consulted.
  8. Encourage and facilitate information competency, critical thinking, intellectual independence, and lifelong learning skills in all students, regardless of their educational goals (transfer, vocational and occupational, basic skills, noncredit education, or personal interest).
  9. Provide quality instructional services and programs in the use of information resources and in support of the college's curriculum.
  10. Provide a safe, clean, well-maintained library with enough space and resources (including books, periodicals, electronic databases, audiovisual materials, wireless network, networked computers, copiers, printers, audiovisual equipment, furniture, and individual and group study areas) so that library users can pursue their academic or personal goals, assessed by comparisons with similar libraries and with national standards.
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