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Minitex Mission, Vision & Guiding Principles

Siouxland Libraries, Oak View Branch - Sioux Falls, SD.

Siouxland Libraries, Oak View Branch - Sioux Falls, SD.


We connect libraries and individuals with information, ideas, and experiences to enrich lives and strengthen our communities.

Brand: Dedication, Collaboration, Innovation.


Flourishing libraries in informed communities.

Guiding Principles

  • We believe effective internal communication is vital, therefore we will create a respectful, inclusive environment that encourages the sharing of thoughts and ideas and values individuals and their contributions.
  • We believe Minitex services are strengthened by knowledgeable and resourceful staff, therefore we will work to identify individual interests and skills, provide opportunities for development, and support expanded participation.
  • We are deeply committed to customer service and fostering strong relationships with our participants, therefore we strive to achieve the highest level of efficiency and effectiveness.
  • We are dedicated to leading our participants through a complex and ever-changing library environment, therefore we will work collaboratively to develop and share expertise and innovative solutions.
  • We believe that being affiliated with the University of Minnesota strengthens and adds value to our organization, therefore we will strive to utilize the collections and resources in the most effective way.

Contact Us

University of Minnesota
Wilson Library, Room 60
309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-624-4002
Toll-Free: 800-462-5348
Fax: 612-624-4508