Mission, Vision and Values

Mission Statement

OhioLINK creates a competitive advantage for Ohio's higher education community by cooperatively and cost-effectively acquiring, providing access to, and preserving an expanding array of print and digital scholarly resources; by efficiently sharing the collections of member libraries; and by centrally hosting digital content to advance teaching, learning, research, and the growth of Ohio's knowledge-based economy.

Vision Statement

OhioLINK will lead in the provision of advanced strategic academic information resources and services that enable Ohio's scholars, students, and libraries to excel.

OhioLINK Values and Principles

  • Cooperation, transparency, communication, and shared decision making.
  • Using resources in ways that serve both the collective good and member libraries' individual priorities and needs.
  • Sharing diverse, deep, and growing collections of current and historical materials.
  • Collaborating with other types of Ohio libraries and information providers to serve the citizens of the state.