Library Administrative Offices

Questions? Contact us at: 410-455-2356
Fax: 410-455-4078

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Mission and Vision


The Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery promotes intellectual growth and creativity by developing high quality collections, facilitating access to information resources, and furthering innovative teaching and learning. In support of the University's mission, our Library is dedicated to diversity, social responsibility, and lifelong learning.


The Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery will become the center of the University's intellectual and creative life.

To serve future users, we will transform the Library's physical and virtual space to adapt to changing needs; respond to advances in research, teaching, and learning; and invest in dedicated and knowledgeable staff by supporting professional growth and encouraging innovation.

Our commitment to this vision will position us as an institutional asset as the University looks to advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice.

Strategic Plan

AOK Library & Gallery's Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2018-2023

AOK Library & Gallery's Strategic Plan Dashboard

Annual Report

AOK Library & Gallery's Annual Report 2021-2022

Diversity Statement

In affirmation of the UMBC Diversity Plan, the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery commits to supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion for our users, staff, collections, environment, and services. We strive to create and maintain a community that acknowledges, encourages, appreciates, and celebrates differences. To accomplish this, we will:


Visit our employment page to learn about how to become a Library Student Assistant - we employ around 100 every year. This page also lists Faculty (Professional) and Technical (Support Staff) opportunities.

Hosting an Event

There are several Library spaces that can be booked for events. This page offers details about each space and the booking process.

Payroll and Personnel Information

Library Staff and Faculty can find helpful forms and policies on our Library Staff Wiki.

Organization Chart

Click to view the AOK organization chart.