Library and Media Services Mission

In carrying out the Mission of Yakima Valley College, the mission of the Library and Media Services is to meet the information needs of students and employees by providing access to information, retrieval services, technology in a dynamic user-friendly environment.

Library/Media Services will meet this mission by:

  • Providing relevant and organized collections of print, non-print, electronic and other resources that support the information needs of students and employees
  • Helping individuals learn to use the Library/Media Services, information resources and information technology
  • Helping develop information competency skills in students, enabling them to find, analyze and use needed information
  • Improving Library/media services, collections and resources through regular assessment of their quality, appropriateness and utilization
  • Providing clean, comfortable, barrier-free facilities that encourage use of the Library/Media Services and afford maximum access to resources
  • Maintaining effective Library/media management through administrative planning in accordance with established Library/media principles and college policy

Established April 12, 1999
Reaffirmed September 26, 2005
Reaffirmed September 22, 2007
Reaffirmed September 23, 2009
Reaffirmed September 23, 2010
Reaffirmed September 24, 2012