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About the Library: Mission


Mission Statement

The mission of Khalifa University Libraries is to support the teaching and research missions of the University by providing access to relevant learning and research materials, instruction to facilitate research, assistance to meet information needs, environments conducive to learning and independent thinking, and responsive interaction with users.


  • Support academic and research excellence through

Appropriate collection development, including online resources

Simple discovery mechanisms (easy access to online resources)

Establishing collaborations to broaden access

  • Provide effective service

Robust catalog and circulation system

Rapid acquisition of materials

Prompt response to user needs

  • Reach out to users

Basic instruction through a variety of technologies

Instruction for upper level and post-graduate users

Communication regarding resources and services

Support for life-long learning

  • Offer suitable environments

Spaces conducive to quiet study

Group study areas

Spaces and materials promoting problem solving, innovation and brainstorming