Library Administration

Dean's Welcome Message

Image: Curtis Kendrick, Dean of Libraries
Curtis Kendrick, Dean of Libraries
Welcome to Binghamton University Libraries, we are delighted to have you with us, be it in person or remotely. In either case, we strive to ensure access to authoritative information resources and provide exceptional services for you.

We are committed to supporting all communities at the University. We strive to provide safe, comfortable and accessible spaces where all are free to engage in study, learning and research. We are committed to ensuring access to distinctive collections and information that represents a broad and diverse range of opinions, and is reflective of the histories, cultures, experiences and perspectives of people of different genders, races, ethnicities, spiritual choices, sexual orientation or identity, physical or mental abilities and places of origin. In other words, we are here for you.

Your suggestions and comments are always welcome:

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Vision Statement

Binghamton University Libraries are the center of the University's intellectual community, providing a welcoming environment for the creation and management of knowledge through innovative thinking, open inquiry, and collaborative partnerships.

Reason for Being (Mission Statement)

Binghamton University Libraries bring people and information together utilizing value-added local initiatives to enhance learning, teaching, and research in ways that achieve national and international acclaim while strategically advancing our University’s mission and vision.

Core Values

We value a collegial, collaborative, and creative organizational culture that encourages experimentation focused upon assessing and improving the effectiveness of our users’ experience.