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Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The mission of the Countway Library of Medicine is to foster the advancement of education, research, scholarship and professional practice in medicine, biological sciences, public health and dentistry by:

  • Assuring access and linkage to the world’s literature in the biomedical and relevant social sciences
  • Exploring and promoting effective utilization of information and knowledge
  • Educating library users in the principles and techniques of information management
  • Preserving an historical record through its scholarly, rare book and archival collection
  • Creating a stimulating and synergistic setting for intellectual growth