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Dykes Library Mission and Strategic Initiatives

PDF icon The complete Dykes Library Strategic Plan


Engaging minds through the discovery and sharing of knowledge by connecting people with information anywhere, anytime.


We are a strategic institutional asset that develops and delivers new methods of creating and supporting knowledge resources. We enrich teaching and learning and fuel research at KUMC and worldwide.


  • Innovation: We are pioneers.
  • Passion: We love information, knowledge and wisdom.
  • Integrity: We espouse ethical behavior.
  • Diversity: We are excited by our community.
  • Teamwork: We are interprofessional partners.
  • Expertise: We are experts in knowledge management.
  • Friendship: We are kind, approachable, trustworthy friends.
  • Excellence: We provide our best service to every customer every time.

Comments and questions about this document or the activities listed should be directed to Crystal Cameron-Vedros, Director of A. R. Dykes Library. We welcome your suggestions and recommendations.

Last modified: Sep 05, 2018