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photo: Techincal Services

Technical Services

The Technical Services Division is responsible for acquiring the materials that go into the Libraries collections, for making them available through Chinook, for preparing them for the shelves. Technical Services also maintains and updates the Chinook database, and maintains and repairs library materials.



Technical Services exists primarily to provide services and support to internal Libraries operations, although members of the division are ready to provide information and advice on matters related to their work.


Because of its name, people often call Technical Services with questions relating to technical support, automation, equipment, etc. The following are some of the kinds of assistance often sought, that need to be directed elsewhere:

Technical Services in Action