About Evans Library

Evans Library

Evans Library engages the Florida Tech community in its pursuit of knowledge by advancing virtual and physical access to data and information, providing its students, faculty, and staff with personal attention, expertise, and services.

The Library faculty and staff creatively collaborate with students and faculty in the exploration and evaluation of the full spectrum of information resources, fostering faculty research and developing students’ skills and competencies, to guide their journey through lifelong learning and innovative scholarship.

The Library serves as a platform for learning, innovation, and digital scholarship and is committed to developing forward-thinking services, programs, space, strategies, and systems that promote discovery, dialogue, learning, and nourishment of the human spirit.

Vision Statement

To be the preeminent high-tech center of learning, information, and culture with the ultimate human touch.

Mission Statement

The mission of Florida Tech Libraries is to enable our students and faculty to positively influence the society in which they live by creating an exceptional learning and discovery environment. The Libraries will enhance their support by creating and sustaining an intuitive and trusted information environment in a culturally and technologically superior setting. Florida Tech Libraries are committed to developing innovative services, programs, spaces, strategies, and systems that promote discovery, dialogue, learning, and the nourishment of the human spirit.

Strategic Goals

Our Strategic Plan 2014-2017, A Pathway for the Future outlines the following three strategic goals:

I. Ensure access to the scholarly records needed for the Florida Tech community and provide services to support learning and the full cycle of research and scholarly exchange.

II. Enhance the on-campus experience through transformed library services and renovation of library spaces to meet reflective and collaborative work and study needs.

III. Promote an organizational culture of transparency, fluidity, and innovation, and build better capabilities for managing learning and development to enable the Libraries’ faculty and staff to succeed in a changing environment.