Mission and Vision Statements
Library Mission Statement – The John B. Coleman Library mission is to enhance the scholarly pursuit of knowledge, to foster intellectual curiosity, and to promote life-long learning and research through our innovative services, resources, and cultural programs, which support the Prairie View A&M University’s global mission of teaching, service, and research.
Library Vision Statement – The John B. Coleman Library seeks to be the “heart” of the academic and research culture of the campus, and to contribute to the intellectual activities of Prairie View A&M University. The Library envisions that it will fulfill its unique role as a major contributor to the academic, cultural, and social development of the university community. In fulfilling this vision, the Library will continue to acquire and maintain adequate information resources, offer effective instruction on the retrieval and use of materials in all formats, and continue to provide state-of-the-art technology for users in all locations. The library also aspires to assist the University in its commitments to the broader community, by developing innovative approaches to supporting life-long learning. The realization and achievement of this vision will ensure our stakeholders that Prairie View A&M University will continue to meet the challenges of the 21st century, and sustain excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies.