Mission of the Cline Library is to support the curricular, research, and community service goals of Northern Arizona University and its constituents. A central learning resource, the Library offers services, instruction, and timely access to information resources and collections that : - -Prepare and develop students in our undergraduate, residential setting. -meet the requirements of graduate programs that support the specialized interests of Arizona and the Colorado Plateau. -reflect an educational environment that is culturally and socially diverse and global in perspective. -support students and staff in thinking critically, acting cooperatively, and expressing creativity. -serve individuals outside the residential setting who are seeking educational opportunities and enable distance learners to participate fully in the educational process. -address the economic and social needs of the state through public service and -encourage continuous library staff development in pursuit of a highly-trained work force committed to the academic life of the University.