Mission, Purpose & Benefits


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UNCL leads the University of Nebraska libraries to create and sustain a rich, supportive, and diverse knowledge environment that furthers teaching, learning, and research through the sharing of collections, expertise, and programs.

Purpose & Benefits

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  • Provide leadership working together to address major policy and economic challenges facing the University of Nebraska libraries.
  • Expand access to and affordability of electronic information resources through Consortium negotiation and purchasing arrangements.
  • Participate in interlibrary loan and reciprocal borrowing programs.
  • Support coordinated collection management, digitization, preservation, archiving and storage projects. 
  • Evaluate integrated library management systems and implement shared technologies to enhance discovery and access across campuses.
  • Share library resources, expertise, and services.
  • Work collaboratively with other library agencies, networks, and consortia.