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Whitworth Library Mission and Vision


  • Share the university's mission to provide its diverse student body an education of the mind and the heart.
  • Present an attitude and atmosphere of user-centered service for students, staff and faculty.


  • Support learning, teaching, scholarship, and intellectual, professional, and spiritual development.
  • Acquire, maintain and facilitate access to collections and online resources that best support Whitworth's mission and goals.


  • Connect the Whitworth community as needed with the resources of other libraries and information providers.
  • Provide personnel, services, facilities and instructional programs that promote effective use of information resources.