Kathryn & Shelby Cullom Davis Library Mission Statement:
By collecting, organizing, preserving and making available published and unpublished resources about risk, insurance and actuarial studies, the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Library strives to advance the understanding of the insurance industry’s history, analysis, management and business culture. The Library’s goal is to provide these resources to create a unique perspective of the impact the insurance industry has had and will continue to have on the economic, political and cultural development of the United States and the world.
As an ACADEMIC SPECIALTY library and repository, the Davis Library supports the academic needs of faculty and students in the St. John’s University School of Risk Management , Insurance, and Actuarial Science.
As a PRIVATE SPECIALTY library and repository, the Davis Library supports the information and knowledge acquisition needs of the risk, insurance and actuarial enterprise and its practitioners.
As a SCHOLARLY, PRIVATE SPECIALTY library and repository, the Davis Library supports the research needs of the national and international scholarly community.
The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Library carries out its mission and vision by fulfilling its role as a key facilitator of information access for research, user-centered learning and information literacy in the areas of risk, hazards, insurance and actuarial science.