Library District Mission

Library Media Services and its units will support the mission of the District by:
  • embrace and facilitate change by aligning Library Media Services goals and services with the mission and goals of the District through the Language and Literacy Dept.;
  • collaborate and cooperate with all district departments, with neighboring districts, institutes of higher learning, public libraries and regional service centers;
  • support state and national standards; be an advocate for librarianship and the rights of readers;
  • identify qualified professional Library Media Specialists and provide administrative support for principals and librarians;
  • empower and develop library leaders by encouraging their professional growth through reinforcing the use of technology; professional development training; and information sharing;
  • provide quality online resource;
  • support the students' right to self-selection of materials and promote programs that encourage recreational reading and creative thinking;
  • provide online policies and procedures handbook via web for librarians;
  • provide input and consultation into the successful building and/or renovation of libraries through collaboration with internal departments, the community and other governmental entities;
  • interpret Board policy, and recommend policy changes;
  • keep Teaching and Learning Division abreast of new developments in the field of librarianship, technology, and education;
  • be fiscally responsible and explore additional funding sources;
  • maintain productive relationships with district vendors;
  • develop safe and secure learning environments;
  • embrace the Dallas ISD code of ethics and other professional ethical codes.

Campus Library Mission