Library

Mission

 

The Suffolk County Community College library advances the mission of the College by teaching information literacy, providing access to academic collections, promoting student success and encouraging life-long learning. The library provides easy access to diverse print, electronic and media resources. The library fosters an educational environment enabling all members of the college community to analyze information needs, locate, evaluate and effectively use information resources. The library promotes intellectual freedom, the ethical use of information and academic integrity.

 

Goals and Outcomes

Goal

Promote information literacy in the campus community including the ethical use of information and academic integrity.

    Outcomes

    Teach students through formal and informal opportunities, information literacy and information

    management skills.

    Provide students with a variety of resources and tools on citing sources and using information ethically.

Goal

Provide easy access to academic collections including diverse print, electronic, and media resources.

    Outcomes

    Promote the college community’s effective access to the library’s print, electronic and media information

    resources.

    Maintain a comprehensive collection of current print, media and electronic resources.

    Implement services to increase access to library resources.

Goal

Promoting student success by fostering an educational environment to promote intellectual growth for students, faculty and librarians.

    Outcomes

    Provide library facilities that meet the needs of the college community.

    Provide virtual learning environments and services for students and to support OpenSUNY.

    Librarians participate in regional, state and national networks to share resources for the benefit of the

    SCCC, SUNY and national library communities.

    Partner with teaching faculty to develop programs for students and faculty that foster innovative ideas

    for student learning.

2013-2014 Assessment Plan