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The Walden University Library supports the research needs of Walden University students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Our entire collection is online, and most of our services are conducted virtually. The Walden University Library is a part of the Center for Student Success.

Mission & Vision


The Walden University Library supports the educational goals, and instructional and research needs of Walden's students, faculty, and staff through providing access to resources and services necessary for academic success. The Library equips the community with skills and tools for finding, retrieving, analyzing, and using information to create and support information literate, lifelong learners.


The Walden University Library is dedicated to fostering an information literate Walden community.


The Walden University Library values innovation.

  • The Library will adapt to organizational and environmental change.
  • The Library values creativity as a means to find elegant solutions to complex problems.
  • The Library seeks to create opportunities to innovate.

The Walden University Library values data-driven decision making.

  • The Library identifies needs, conducts pilot studies, and collects and analyzes data on use, satisfaction, outcomes, and benchmarks to determine solutions and inform plans.
  • The Library goes where the data leads us.


The Walden University Library meets our community at their point of need through a robust, forward-thinking, and technologically innovative reference service.

The Walden University Library's collections meet the information needs of the scholar-practitioner community through regular assessment and data-driven collection development.

The Walden University Library informs strategic planning with continual assessment and reflective practice.

The Walden University Library offers a research-based program of student-centered information literacy instruction, creating both best practices and empowered scholar practitioners.