Mission and Strategic Plan

Library Mission 

The NCAR Library delivers innovative information services in support of the evolving and diverse needs of the NCAR|UCAR community by:

  • Fostering world-class research and the development of cutting-edge technology.
  • Facilitating the transfer of data, information, and knowledge.
  • Providing information science expertise in support of NCAR|UCAR operations.
  • Instilling a culture of inclusion, diversity, and openness.


Strategic Plan

A world-class facility deserves a world-class library! The NCAR Library is an integral component of our institutional mission and a recognized leader in the provision of atmospheric and Earth science resources and information services. View the 2019-2021 NCAR Library and Archives strategic plan.


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