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Mission, Vision, Values

The NIST Research Library and Museum (Library)

Our Mission

Serve as a catalyst for research, learning and discovery while ensuring and preserving access to NIST Research.

Our Vision

Inspire NIST with knowledge, discovery, creativity, and forge community through impactful services.  

Our Values

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Collaboration - Together we are stronger.  Our success is driven by our ability to connect.


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Community - We build relationships by fostering an encouraging, empathetic and supportive environment.


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Creativity - We thrive with imagination, ingenuity and curiosity.


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Integrity - We build trust by demonstrating honesty and transparency.


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Knowledge - We pursue learning and provide an epicenter for discovery and sharing. 

May 2020

Created May 11, 2020, Updated January 31, 2023