CIT libraries strive to develop independent and lifelong learners by:

  • Provide a positive, user-oriented learning environment
  • Acquiring , developing, and providing access to learning resources;
  • Assisting students to develop the skills required to succeed in a knowledge- based society;
  • Collaborating with faculty to create and deliver innovative learning opportunities;
  • Using the most effective technologies available to provide services.

The collections to be developed and maintained by the libraries will serve the following purposes:

  • Instructional support for students, faculty members and teaching staff;
  • Professional and operational support for staff and the university;
  • Support for lifelong learning for students, faculty members and teaching staff and community users.

The library collections aim to fulfill the following objectives:

  • Support all courses and programs offered at the university by providing varied and relevant materials in a variety of formats (electronic, printed, audio/video, etc.);
  • Provide adequate resources to assist faculty members and teaching staff in their teaching functions;
  • Develop core collection of materials to support program delivery in the two campuses;
  • Provide general interest material for the overall enrichment of the university community;
  • Develop reference collections that allow libraries to provide information services in support of the university instruction and operations;
  • Provide career and continuing education resources in support of the continuing education programs;
  • Maintain copies of required textbooks for all courses, supplementary teaching materials and curriculum documents;
  • Support research requirement of the various faculties in conjunction with the programs offered at the university;
  • Develop and maintain archival materials in addition to materials documenting the development of CIT;