GWLA Values


Cooperating by sharing resources, talent, and ideas to encourage innovation and experimentation;

Working together and recognizing our interdependence;

Building the capacity of the collective and individual member institutions to do our best work;

Defending intellectual freedom and advocating for open and equitable access to information;

Stewarding open, accessible collections;

Embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion in our organizations, collections, services, and programs;

Demonstrating, measuring, and celebrating our growth and impact.