The St. Mary’s College of Maryland Library is the largest library in the St. Mary’s, Calvert, and Charles tri-county region. Our collection includes over 200,000 books, DVDs, CDs and periodicals available to loan to members of the St. Mary’s College community as well as alumni and local patrons. Online research databases, ejournals, and ebooks are available to St. Mary’s students, faculty and staff from anywhere in the world 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The St. Mary’s College Library, Archives & Media Center is …
A visionary, inventive, and resourceful organization committed to developing an ethically and socially responsible community. We provide equitable access to information and tools that support the pursuit of knowledge, at all levels, in all disciplines by empowering users to learn, collaborate and create.
We make our resources (collections, facilities, technology) and services readily and equitably accessible to the St. Mary’s College community
We respect and defend users’ privacy and their right to access information from diverse perspectives without restriction or judgement.
We foster a student-centered educational environment focused on inquiry. We provide collections, facilities, technology, and services that support teaching and learning in all its forms.
We provide service that is welcoming, responsive, consistent, transparent, and equitable. We embrace feedback and make evidence-based decisions to develop, implement, and support resources (collections, facilities, technology) and services that contribute to the success of our students.
We engage in and foster discourse that questions and challenges the structures in which we live.
We keep students at the forefront of all we do, including teaching in and out of the classroom, developing resources (collections, facilities, technology), and providing services that meet the needs of our students.
We communicate information regarding our operations, resources, and services openly and honestly.