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History and Mission

History, mission, and other information about Alfred University Libraries. Includes information about the Herrick Memorial Library and the Samuel R. Scholes Library of Ceramics.

Mission and Vision

The Alfred University Libraries will be dynamic partners in advancing the University's teaching and research mission, providing the University community with the services, resources and facilities needed to support intellectual exploration and expansion of knowledge. The libraries will develop students' ability to use information critically, ethically and effectively in order to apply those skills for independent investigation and learning throughout their lives.

Two Library Buildings

Alfred University Libraries includes the two buildings, Herrick Memorial Library and Scholes Library. Herrick library supports the liberal arts, business, and education. Scholes supports the arts and engineering.

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