1. 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
  2. Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF) Services

    The Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF) is a high-density shelving facility designed to alleviate shelving space constraints in the Indiana University Libraries.

    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. Government Information, Maps and Microform Services

    Government Information, Maps and Microform Services of the Herman B Wells Library provides collections, services, and specialized assistance for accessing IUB's holdings of government information, maps, and microforms. Specialized equipment...

    Type: Department
  5. Libraries Human Resources

    Libraries Human Resources develops strategies and services to ensure the availability of highly motivated, well-qualified, and customer-oriented library staff and to sustain the professional excellence associated with the staff and...

    Type: Department
  6. Media Services

    Services and collections related to non-print media.

    Type: Department
  7. 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
  8. Technical Services

    Guided by a passion for excellence and good stewardship, the Technical Services Department works in partnership with others to acquire and provide access to research collections in all formats for...

    Type: Department
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. American Studies

    The study of American cultures from an interdisciplinary perspective.
    Type: Research Guide
  12. 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