Mission & Vision


The UW-Madison Libraries lead in curating, preserving, and sharing knowledge; we provide environments that inspire engagement, discovery, and learning; and we deliver exemplary information services to advance the mission and strategic priorities of our world-class research university.


The UW-Madison Libraries aspire to be essential partners in advancing discovery and scholarship. By continuously transforming our services, we empower research, teaching, and creative endeavors that enhance the quality of life in our state, the nation, and the world.