Mission and History
Halle Library Mission Statement
Halle Library serves the Endicott College community as a hub of information resources and is a major source of support for the College's academic curriculum. The Library environment, both physical and virtual, is designed to be welcoming and friendly, conducive to research and all styles of inquiry. Halle Library's information offerings are carefully selected and managed by professional staff in collaboration with faculty subject experts, encompassing an array of traditional print materials as well as digital and online media. Through classroom instruction, electronic communication, and in-person exchange, Halle Library's professionals assist Endicott's community of scholars in navigating the sea of global information resources, fostering the growth of discerning, information-literate students in all disciplines. As gateway and guide to a world of information, Halle Library supports the Mission of Endicott College in fostering "increased self-confidence, stronger professional skills and technological competencies, and perhaps the most valued of all, lives open to change."
About Halle Library
Located in an attractive building at the heart of the main campus, the library houses a growing book collection of over 120,000 volumes, subscribes to over 95 periodical titles in paper format and serves as the gateway to a wide array of electronic resources that provide full-text for hundreds of thousands of individual journal articles.
Originally built in 1965, the library underwent a total renovation in 1997 and a major expansion in 2002. Diane M. Halle Library is part of the division of Academic Resources.