1. Preservation Lab

    The Preservation Lab supports the IU Libraries' mission to support and strengthen teaching, learning, and research, by preserving collections and the information they contain in usable and accessible formats.

    Type: Department
  2. Archives of African American Music & Culture

    The Archives of African American Music and Culture (AAAMC) is devoted to the collection, preservation, and dissemination of materials for the purpose of research and study of African-American music and...

    Type: Department
  3. Access Services

    Access Services is the Libraries' point of contact for issues relating to borrowing and use of materials. Our department handles issues such as bills and fines, interlibrary loan pickup, circulation,...

    Type: Department
  4. Acquisitions

    The Acquisitions Department is responsible for acquiring books, journals, electronic resources, including databases, digital collections, and other non-print materials for the Bloomington libraries. This is done through various vendors including...

    Type: Department
  5. Administration

    The Dean, together with an experienced administrative team, manages the operations, finances, and employees of multiple library destinations on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University.

    Type: Department
  6. ALF Internal Processing

    The ALF Internal Processing Unit is responsible for the transportation of materials and processing of records to prepare items for long term storage in the Auxiliary Library Facility. In order...

    Type: Department
  7. Area Studies

    As area studies specialists, we strive to make specialized, individual connections between researchers, students, and library collections and services.

    Type: Department
  8. Arts & Humanities

    Arts and Humanities Librarians select library materials, provide specialized reference services, offer both group and individualized instruction, and serve as liaisons to arts and humanities departments whose collections are housed...

    Type: Department
  9. Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF) Services

    The Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF) is a modern and secure climate-controlled book and object repository serving one of the nation's largest academic libraries.

    Type: Department
  10. Bloomington Library Faculty

    In support of the mission and goals of Indiana University, the library faculty on the Bloomington campus is dedicated to fulfilling the varied information needs of the university community by...

    Type: Department
  11. Business Affairs & Facilities

    Business Affairs & Facilities includes facilities, renovations, and maintenance, libraries financial services, and mail room services at IU Libraries.

    Type: Department
  12. Cataloging

    Cataloging includes shelf preparation, database management, physical processing, West European cataloging, monographic copy cataloging, monographic original cataloging, serials cataloging, rush cataloging, and Area Studies. The cataloging department handles transfers, withdrawals,...

    Type: Department
  13. Collection Management

    The Collection Management department coordinates five units: Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF) Services, ALF Internal Processing, Copyright Program, Document Delivery Services, and Stacks and Searching.

    Type: Department