Vision, Mission, & Service Philosophy Statements


Vision statement

The Mary and Jeff Bell Library will be a keystone of academic and civic life at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, enhancing research, inspiring creative activity, and promoting responsible citizenship by providing resources, services, and environments that serve to advance the university toward the future.

Mission statement

The Mary and Jeff Bell Library serves Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi by actively collaborating in the teaching, research, and service endeavors of our academic community, through enhanced discovery of and access to quality information resources, innovative services, and stimulating physical and virtual environments that facilitate research, inspire creativity, and equip students with the tools for lifelong learning.

Service Philosophy Statement

At the Mary and Jeff Bell Library we are proud to offer a welcoming, inclusive environment that provides an exceptional learning experience and facilitates research excellence. We take personal responsibility in providing professional service that is convenient, efficient, and tailored to meet your needs.

In striving to deliver the highest quality service possible, all library personnel will exert every effort to: 

  • realize that those we serve come first;
  • listen and respond to feedback;
  • proactively approach tasks and processes to improve our services;
  • investigate alternative solutions and engage experts for a productive outcome;
  • follow through with tasks and requests in a timely manner.