The library provides materials and service to meet the information needs of the students, faculty and staff of Texas A&M International University. Library services and materials support the university's instructional programs at all levels. Through a combination of locally owned collections and access to off-site information sources, the library supports the research and current awareness needs of university faculty and students at a level appropriate to the university's mission. The library supports the public service programs of the university and, as resources permit, serves information needs of the local border community. The library develops its resources in accordance with the international focus of the university.