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About the Library & Policies

About the Library

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Library is to provide quality information resources and services that support academic programs and to work with the university community in teaching them to use resources and services effectively.

Library Information

The Carl S. Swisher Library is a three-story, 52,000 square foot facility overlooking the St. Johns River and centrally located on the academic part of campus. It was named for a former chair of the JU Board of Trustees who contributed the money for its construction in three phases from 1953 to 1971.