Library Mission Statement

Cuesta Library supports the mission of Cuesta College by fostering the success of its students and providing outreach to the broader communities while promoting a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We fulfill this mission by facilitating collaboration, innovation, critical thinking, acquisition of information literacy skills, and lifelong learning. The library supports students, faculty, and staff in safe, welcoming settings with high-quality, dynamic collections and resources, technology-enhanced learning environments, and rich educational and cultural experiences.



Student Learning Outcomes

A Cuesta College information literate student is one who should know or be able to do the following:

  • Conceptualize and communicate a research topic or information need, and know when expert assistance is necessary.
  • Synthesize material and evaluate whether information need has been successfully satisfied.
  • Locate, use, and evaluate library and information resources relevant to class assignments and personal information needs.