Philosophy and Mission

Philosophy Statement

The Avondale University Library participates actively in fulfilling the mission of Avondale University. The philosophy of the Library is that it forms an integral part of the College, and so it seeks to:
  • serve as a resource base for the scholarly pursuits of the College and a resource to the wider church community,
  • demonstrate a model of service provision and scholastic excellence to all members of the College community

Mission Statement

The mission of Avondale University Library is to:
1. Support the curriculum offered at Avondale through access to collections, information services and other information sources
2. Stimulate growth in factual knowledge, literary appreciation, aesthetic values and ethical standards
3. Stimulate continued educational experiences and life-long interest in library use
4. Provide a resource base and information service to the Seventh-day Adventist Church community