About Oxford College Library

Mission and Vision

Our Mission Statement

“The library offers a powerful combination of traditional resources, high technology, and well-designed spaces to build community, increase communication, and inspire achievement in a liberal arts intensive environment.”1 By providing superior resources, services, and teaching and learning opportunities, we enhance the intellectual and personal growth of the Oxford College community.

1Bowen, Stephen. Oxford College Library 2010-2011 Guide to Services and Resources. 2010.

Our Vision

Leading innovation within a transformative and evolving learning environment by:

  • advancing the goals of the Emory Libraries and Information Technology Services, Oxford College, and the University through collaborative partnerships;
  • fully integrating the library’s role into the teaching, learning, research, and personal enrichment of the Oxford College community;
  • developing and enriching interactive and collaborative digital learning experiences; and
  • becoming a leader on the local, regional, and national levels by expanding our presence and services.

Annual Reports and Library Stats

Annual Reports





Library Stats


*After 2008-2009 the Library Stats were included in the Annual Report.

Library Instruction Assessments

Research Practices Survey: 

Partnerships for Student Learning in the Digital Age

(A presentation made by Satu Riutta, Institutional Research Associate, and Mary Moser, Learning Commons Librarian, at the Association of General and Liberal Studies conference in 2009.)

The Research Practices Survey will be administered again in the 2013-2014 academic year.

More about the assessment efforts of Oxford's teaching librarians can be found on the Library Instruction Classes pages.