Technical Services

Technical Services Department 2013-2014

Debbi Dinkins, Associate Dean of the Library

Technical Services is responsible for the following:

  • Acquisitions — deciding what books, periodicals, and videos the library needs and buying them
  • Cataloging — organizing materials in the library so that you can find them
  • Electronic Services — maintaining electronic access to the library’s resources
  • Periodicals — managing the electronic, paper, and microform journals

The duPont-Ball Library uses the Sirsi Unicorn system to integrate the online public catalog, circulation, reserves, acquisitions, and periodicals.