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 instructional programs at all levels. Through a combination of locally owned collections and access to off-site information resources, the library supports the research and current awareness needs of the university faculty and students at a level appropriate to the university mission. The library enhances the availability of resources to the local university community and serves the academic community at the local, state, and regional levels through participation in cooperative library programs. The library supports the public service programs of the university and, as its resources permit, serves information needs of the local border community. The library develops its resources in accordance with the international focus of the university. Services to fulfill this mission include: collection development, maintenance and preservation, library assistance and instruction, circulation, library technology infrastructure, and interlibrary services.