Carmichael Library connects people with information, fosters individual and collaborative research and study, cultivates critical thinking, and promotes creativity.
Free and equitable access to information
Respect for privacy
Providing a safe and welcoming environment
Active engagement with the University community
Creative exploration, collaboration, and inquiry
Evolving to meet the needs of our users
We aspire to provide our users with active, welcoming, and transformative physical and digital spaces and with equitable access to relevant collections. We will evolve to meet UM’s needs by fostering collaboration, content creation, and information and digital literacy.
Have an open and modern design (both physical and virtual)
Create collaborative and flexible spaces
Be relevant and responsive to our users
Be fully engaged in a digital landscape of information discovery, creation and use
Make meaningful connections with people (students, faculty, staff, and the broader community) and ideas
Embrace the future while preserving the past
Stone Carving/Student Work- Photo by Joel Bullock