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SIPI Library

SIPI Library Mission

SIPI Library will advance quality student learning by providing access to resources, collaborate on information literacy instruction, and administer related academic information services to support the curricula.


SIPI Library Goals
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement through ongoing assessment of library services.
  • Provide physical and digital academic resources that advance research and education.
  • Build collaborations to support faculty, staff and student scholarship.
  • Teach the SIPI community to be effective users and producers of information to meet their academic needs and in preparation of a lifetime of learning.
  • Disseminate the library’s resources and services to the SIPI community.


SIPI Library
Student Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  • Inquire, think critically and gain knowledge to develop a research approach that produces results or can be modified to produce results.
  • Assess the value of an information source to make an informed decision about the appropriateness of its use.
  • Interpret and analyze the results of the research process in order to use the information appropriately and ethically.
SIPI Library Hours
Monday - Thursday   8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
Friday  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
^Start Your Research Here^

America’s Historical Newspapers (1690-2000)  - News articles covering topics in government, politics, social issues, culture, literature discoveries and other articles exactly as they appeared in print from primary sources.

America’s News  - Comprehensive news collection ideal for exploring issues at the local, regional and national level. Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface.

ProQuest Research Library  - Access to research databases - Ethnic Newswatch Complete and Agricultural Science Collection

EBSCO Publishing Database   - Access to EBSCO Publishing Databases