Plans and Policies – Bath Spa University

Plans and Policies

Our vision is to inspire our students and staff by connecting them to Library collections, services and expertise

Library mission

  • To enhance the student learning experience by delivering high quality and impactful library and learning services aligned to the curriculum
  • To foster a sense of belonging and community
  • To enrich the student learning experience through skills development and by instilling confidence
  • To develop the digital capability of academic staff through training and support
  • To connect the University’s communities to content and knowledge to enable success
  • To provide inspirational and inclusive digital and physical learning spaces
  • To lead on the University’s transition towards open access research
  • To develop our people to ensure they have the skills to deliver the Library of the future in a post-pandemic world

Library values


We provide professional, responsive, and personalised customer experiences


We provide a transparent and equitable service and communicate what we do clearly


We are committed to work in partnership with students and staff to improve our services and spaces and to ensure they meet current and future needs


We work hard to ensure the resources we provide are sustainable, taking into account accessibility, licensing and value for money

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