University of Rhode Island
The University Libraries serve the scholarship and research needs of the University community and the general public. The University Libraries are the principal campus resource for information research, scholarship, and creative work providing a truly diverse and inclusive, global information environment.
The University Libraries support the success of students, faculty and researchers through instruction, access, preservation and innovation. Librarians are committed to safeguarding intellectual freedom, to preserving and organizing the Institution’s records, to providing sophisticated reference services and instruction, to engaging in shared metadata on both regional and national scales and to provide access to innovative technologies that support student success.
The University Libraries provide a safe, inclusive environment conducive to scholarly research and study. It is a vital and interdisciplinary resource whose support by the University exemplifies its commitment to educational excellence.