The Central Library Operations includes departments that provide common support to the majority of the library units. The Library Technical Services Department specializes in purchasing, describing, and organizing library materials, in physical and electronic forms, from around the world for easy and convenient use. It maintains the Library's online catalog, e-resource discovery systems, and numerous finding tools for special and digital collections.
The Assessment and Communications Unit creates, assembles, and analyzes data to report on library performance and provide evidence and context for priority-setting and decision-making. It promotes the library collections, programs, services, and expert staff to multiple audiences both on-and off-campus through media exposures.