TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY Pickler Memorial Library Truman State University

Technical Services

Location:  The Technical Services Department is located in the basement of the library.
 
Telephone: (660) 785-4540
Address: Technical Services Department
Pickler Memorial Library
Truman State University
Kirksville, MO 63501
 
Staff: Head of Technical Services
Stephen Wynn x4535
 
  Acquisitions
Melinda Hettinger x4036
Debbie McCormick x4036
Catalog & Metadata Librarian
Richard Pitaniello x7545
  Serials & Binding
Connie Jacobs x4540
Marsha Cook x4540

Systems
Darin Schnetzler x7410

Technical Services is responsible for the ordering, receiving, cataloging, and processing of materials for the library.  Functional areas of the department include:  Acquisitions, Serials, Cataloging (including library database maintenance), Mail, Binding, and Processing.

Each year the department receives approximately 30,000 new items in multiple formats:  print, microforms, videocassettes, DVDs, audiocassettes, audio books, laser discs, music compact discs, CD-ROMs, computer software, maps, art prints, three-dimensional objects, and web database access. 3,403 current subscriptions are held for newspapers, periodicals, and other standing order publications, including electronic titles.

Systems staff upgrade and maintain library microcomputer equipment and applications.

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