Administration

Information Technology Services

Assistant Director: Gregory Davis, 515 294-2445, davisgr@iastate.edu

This division plans, implements, and provides technical support for automated systems and network linkages throughout the Library and is responsible for training Library staff in their use. Areas of responsibility include the Library web pages, the integrated library management system (currently Aleph from Ex Libris), local area networks, and desktop computing applications. The division also provides technical support for the State Library of Iowa's SILO Project.

For questions or problems please contact the Division at 515 294-1564. Questions relating to the Library web pages can be directed to libweb@iastate.edu.

Collections & Technical Services

Interim Associate Dean for Collections & Technical Services: Lori Osmus Kappmeyer, 515 294-4281, losmus@iastate.edu

Staff in the division are responsible for obtaining and providing access to materials in all formats for the library's collections.

Research & Instruction Services

Associate Dean for Reference & Instruction: Christine King, 515 294-0904, cking1@iastate.edu

Most public service operations are in this division.  Subject librarians select books, journals, and other information resources for the Library's collections; provide general and specialized reference services; and provide instruction in the use of libraries and information. The Instruction Department administers orientation programs, workshops, and Library 160, a required, undergraduate course that helps students identify, locate, and use information resources in a variety of formats. E-reserves are also in the Instruction Department.  Circulation services and the Media Center that houses DVDs, microfilm and maps are also in this division.

Curation Services

Associate Dean for Curation Services: Hilary Seo, 515 294-3540, hseo@iastate.edu