Dixie State University Library & Learning Services, including the Library, Special Collections & Archives, the Writing Center, and the Academic Performance Centers, provides the resources necessary to facilitate research and enhance the curriculum and programs of Dixie State University. Library & Learning Services delivers innovative services and opportunities, both of which promote and support learning and intellectual engagement for students, faculty, staff, and community.
Dixie State University Library & Learning Services is central to the learning environment of DSU and is a welcoming destination for the discovery and creation of knowledge both physically and online. We will excel in offering expert guidance, valuable resources, and state of the art technologies. We will enhance students’ learning and will foster a welcoming atmosphere that encourages diversity, exploration, positive learning, and personal development.
We are committed to:
Library & Learning Services receives input and feedback on our resources and services both directly and indirectly. User surveys are conducted regularly, and evaluation and feedback forms are available online. Library & Learning Services also receives input and assistance from the L&LS Committee comprised of faculty and student government representatives.
This input, along with data from a variety of sources, guides decision making and resource allocation. Progress toward goals and a focus on continuous improvement is accomplished through a robust assessment plan. Annual reports are also prepared every year, highlighting achievements and progress toward goals.
Library & Learning Services employ the 2018 ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education, and we report data to ACRL/IPEDS.
|Books title count (physical)||92,371||93,005||93,312||102,114|
|Serials title count (physical)||265||233||157||157|
|Media title count (physical)||10,010||23,148||23,587||23,350|
|Books title count (electronic)||133,819||134,563||111,828||190,245|
|Serials title count (electronic)||44,536||55,941||68,876||73,223|
Library Instruction Plan
The SWOT analysis of Library & Learning Services, 2019
MISO Survey 2019: Trends and Takeaways
Writing Center Impact on Retention and Academic Success (Executive Summary)