O'Grady Library mission and guiding principles


O’Grady Library’s mission is to actively support the educational goals of Saint Martin’s University by providing instruction, services, resources, facilities, and technologies that facilitate access to information and in order to foster inquiry, creativity, discovery and the acquisition of knowledge.

Guiding principles

The O’Grady Library is a haven for intellectual freedom and academic exploration. The Library encourages faculty and student scholarship by supporting excellence in teaching, building collections to support the curriculum, and providing systems for the delivery of information. The Library faculty and staff provide skilled guidance in finding, using and interpreting information to meet the needs of scholars in an environment of service inspired by the Benedictine tradition.

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