The Library & Museum faculty and staff came together to develop a department commitment statement:
"We are committed to cultivating an inclusive culture that proactively welcomes, respects, and supports all community members, provides equitable access and promotes an open exchange of diverse ideas."
See also the University Librarian's statement on DI&A.
As vibrant elements of Mine's diverse, inclusive community the Arthur Lakes Library and Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum offer a wealth of programs and services to the entire campus community. In line with Colorado School of Mines' mission as a public, state-supported institution with global impact we seek at all times to create and sustain a welcoming location where all students can excel as we help them to thrive in our diverse, global environment.
This guide is designed to share with our community the many DI&A resources, programs, and initiatives currently underway in the library.
The library's values are: