Library Mission Statement

Carol Grotnes Belk Library advances the culture of engaged intellectual inquiry at Elon University.  Our commitment to innovative service and dynamic partnerships enables our diverse community of learners to excel in their lifelong scholarship and artistic pursuits.  We provide expertise, collections, and spaces to meet and anticipate the evolving information needs of Elon University and to preserve the university’s history.

Library Goals

  1. Be the national model of an engaged academic library.
  2. Be the best starting point for information at Elon.
  3. Lead the Elon campus in conversations about scholarly communication and data services.
  4. Cultivate University Archives and Special Collections.
  5. Support a world-class library staff.