||The Technical Services Department is located in the
basement of the library.
||Technical Services Department
Pickler Memorial Library
Truman State University
Kirksville, MO 63501
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
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