The Library's Mission and Strategic Directions are informed by its core Values and Vision.
The Cal Maritime Library supports the mission and programs of the academy through the acquisition and management of academic information resources, the development of information fluency, and the provision of excellent service to campus community.
The Cal Maritime Library is committed to certain core values:
The Cal Maritime Library strives to be a pre-eminent maritime library with exceptional holdings in the areas of marine engineering, marine technology, and marine transportation. We also aspire to be a model teaching library that is central to the curriculum of the academy, providing access to well-balanced general collections. Furthermore, we intend to be a state-of-the-art library that wisely applies the newest technologies and techniques in the delivery, collection, and preservation of information services and resources.