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Midwestern University Library Mission Statement

Midwestern University Library provides quality resources and innovative services to facilitate the education, lifelong learning and research for the faculty, staff and students of Midwestern University.


Midwestern University Library will be the essential component of academic and research life of the institution.  We aim to build a dynamic and multifaceted library integrated into University learning and research.  We will provide state-of-the-art services to enhance student experience.  We will excel in:  optimizing access to information, advancing transformative teaching and learning, enhancing strategic partnerships, encouraging library staff excellence, aligning library resources with strategic priorities, and continued growth in finding ways to surpass our own high standards.

Values and Goals


  • Providing high-quality service

  • Mutually benefit from relationships, community, and collaboration

  • Use of scientific evidence and health information

  • Advancement of research and evidence-based practice

  • Demonstrate integrity by being fair, transparent, and open to new ideas

  • Fostering lifelong learning through professional and para-professional development

  • Building the bridge between library and University


  • Optimize access to information.

  • Advance transformative teaching and learning.

  • Enhance strategic partnerships.

  • Encourage library staff excellence.

  • Align library resources with strategic priorities.

Downers Grove Campus Library (630) 515-6200
Littlejohn Hall
555 31st St. Downers Grove, IL 60515

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Glendale Campus Library (623) 572-3308
Sahuaro Hall
19555 N. 59th Ave. Glendale, AZ 85308

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