The Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries provides timely and universal access to information resources and library services - through creative use of technology, central licensing, and collaborative action - in order to support a highly productive knowledge environment for students, faculty and staff at every member institution of higher learning in South Carolina.
Strengthen the role of PASCAL in order to help academic libraries meet their mission to support higher education across South Carolina;
Provide statewide access to essential print and electronic information resources;
Enhance research and teaching collections and extend access to these collections through collaborative collection management and electronic delivery services;
Preserve research, scholarly and archival materials at South Carolina's institutions of higher learning through innovative use of technology;
Maintain support for integrated library systems operations (for participating libraries) and generally foster consortium-wide coordination of technology development and deployment;
Nurture relationships with key partners;
Achieve and maintain long term fiscal sustainability.
Revised June 11, 2015