Southern Union State Community College

Library Mission Statement

Southern Union State Community College Learning Resource Center (LRC) mission is to facilitate and enhance learning by providing essential resources and services, access to innovative technology, instruction in library usage and access to adequate facilities and personnel.  The library seeks to promote research activities that meet the informational, educational, and cultural interests of the faculty, students and staff.
In recognizing the critical importance of support services and resources to the success of the education programs offered by the College, the Learning Resource Centers are designed, staffed, and evaluated to efficiently meet the needs and various ability levels of a diverse student population.  To accomplish this mission, the LRC provides:

  •  Well-organized, developed, relevant collections of primary and secondary materials
  • Organized and accessible collection of audiovisual materials and online databases 
  • Well-equipped facilities of adequate size to encourage maximum utilization
  • Highly competent and professional staff to assist users and carry out the responsibilities of acquisition, organization, and disbursement of resources
  • Adequate hours of operation to ensure accessibility to users
  • Professional instruction in the utilization of all services and resources
  • Coordination of the administration, faculty, staff, and students concerning library resources and services on each campus