Mission Statement

The Ryerson University Library and Archives is integral to learning, teaching, and scholarly, research and creative activities.  We collect, organize, preserve, disseminate, and provide access to essential information resources.  Our services focus on our users to enable knowledge creation.  Through engagement with students, faculty, and the community we collaborate in fostering successful critical thinkers and lifelong learners.

Committed to:

  • Intellectual freedom and the right to privacy
  • Equitable access
  • Information literacy
  • Honouring our heritage and enhancing our reputation
  • Service excellence and accountability
  • Open communication and collaboration
  • Creating stimulating learning environments
  • Innovation and flexibility
  • Continuous improvement