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Mission Statement of the NASA Headquarters Library

The NASA HQ Library supports the shared NASA mission of pioneering the future by:

  • Enabling HQ staff to increase productivity by offering expert research services of professional librarians, desktop and remote access to electronic information, and a consolidated collection of Headquarters-focused information resources.
  • Providing immediate, high-quality information and full service research for senior management and high level agency-wide missions and projects.
  • Specializing in the collection, preservation, and dissemination of space policy and management information.
  • Fostering learning, information awareness and knowledge management in the area of space and aeronautics, specifically as it relates to policy and management.
  • Creating information products that anticipate Headquarters' staff needs.
  • Enhancing the public's appreciation of the space program through access to the Library's collection of resources.

Last Updated: November 2004