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As a part of the Collections Division, Technical Services provides support for the University Library's vast collections. The department has multiple units, including Print Acquisitions, Print Cataloging, Fiscal Management, Electronic & Database Management, Labelling, and Withdrawals & Transfers.
The University of Michigan Library Operations department supports infrastructure across the library system, including access services, collection maintenance and support, user and staff safety and security, facilities management, sustainability and space planning and analysis. Library Operations staff are responsible for managing building hours, coordinating major and minor renovation projects, operating mail and delivery services and providing safe and secure access to library buildings and collections.
Library Information Technology
Library Information Technology (LIT) is the Library division charged with the design, development, management, and maintenance of a flexible and reliable technology environment, specifically: the development and management of digital collections and access tools; the development of a fully accessible, feature and content rich library web presence that applies user experience principles and strategies; the development and support of server-based technologies for the delivery of library services; the maintenance of library management systems; and the delivery of frameworks and systems to support collaborative storage, delivery, and preservation of information resources.