The Indiana University School of Library and Information Science is committed to excellence and innovation in the education of librarians and other information professionals, the creation of knowledge, and service in a diverse and changing global information environment.
To accomplish this mission, the school's goals are:
To prepare socially responsible graduates for fulfilling careers characterized by ethical practice, professional values, analytical skill, leadership, and lifelong learning;
To contribute knowledge and advance theory by working from cognitive, social, behavioral, cultural, and technological perspectives; fostering on interdisciplinary collaboration; and cultivating an appreciation for the role of information in society;
To serve our students, our state and local constituencies, society, and the library and information science profession; and
To model a climate of intellectual engagement, openness, integrity, and respect within the school.