TUportal Support the Libraries

Mission & Key Functions


Connecting people and ideas to enhance learning, research, clinical practice, and creativity. 

Key Functions

Temple University Libraries & the University Press nourish and sustain the academic enterprise through:

  • Facilities, staff, collections, and services that support study, instruction, inquiry, and scholarship;
  • Instructional and service engagement with the learning environment to aid students in the exploration and discovery of new ideas and the development of informed critical thinking;
  • Provision of materials, tools, and expertise to amplify the productivity and extend the reach of students, scholars, researchers and clinicians;
  • Dissemination of ideas and culture through publishing, events, outreach, and collaborative programming with academic and community partners.