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Emory Libraries Technical Services operations enable the discovery of  and access to print and electronic resources serving a variety of customers and patrons within the Emory University community by providing the following products and services. 

Emory Libraries Technical Services Products

  • ALMA/PRIMO bibliographic content
  • Full-level RDA-compliant cataloging 
  • Holdings and location data for patron access to collections
  • Automated authority control services for all Emory libraries
  • Vendor cataloging records for electronic & selected print materials
  • Online documentation of local policies and procedures
  • Electronic resource management for ejournals, databases, streaming video and subscribed e-content in any format
  • Print serials check-in, cataloging, holdings maintenance, binding, renewals and cancellations


Metadata Services

  • Catalog physical and electronic non-serial resources for Woodruff, Goizueta, Music & Media, Health Sciences, and Science Commons
  • Manage and carry out complex cataloging projects
  • Provide non-MARC metadata expertise and services for digital projects and systems
  • Process rush & expedited cataloging for requested materials
  • Administer automated authority control service
  • Manage vendor cataloging services for music, media, and foreign language materials
  • Catalog government documents received through Federal Depository Program
  • Perform database quality control
  • Provide physical processing for print and physical media

Electronic & Continuing Resources Services

  • Serial orders and subscriptions for print and electronic continuations, databases, streaming media, etc.
  • Print serials cataloging, check-in, holdings maintenance and binding
  • ALMA Electronic Resource Management (ERM) 
  • E-Resource support directly to customers via Listserv