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The mission of the Columbia Southern University Library is to provide dynamic resources, services, and instruction in alignment with university learning community. The library contributes to the educational needs of the university, the faculty and supports student academic research needs while also emphasizing the development of lifelong learning skills. It serves as a gateway to information for its global community and is committed to equipping students for success in today’s modern information world.

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