Library Structure

Central Library Structure

Administration and staff development:

  • Deputy director

  • Controlling Accounting

  • Organizing staff selection, distribution and training

  • Budget administration ( except acquisition budget)

  • General organizational responsibility

Acquisition and collection development:

  • Collection development with reference to departmental  libraries, main subjects of the library holdings, teaching/research subjects of the university

  • Acquisition processing for all kind of books: ordering, book trade communication, registering, inventory, claiming, invoice and fund control etc.


  • Using MARC 21

  • Using records of international databases

  • Original cataloguing

  • Holdings control

  • Combining bibliographic record with RFID for new records

  • Using DDC system

OPAC  administration

  • OPAC design, search strategies tec.

  • Printed  and electronic items in the same catalogue

  • Providing users with Library news

  • Combining users suggestions


User and reference administration

  • Circulation and patron files

  • Borrowing , claiming, charging, reserving, renewal,  etc.

  • RFID administration for existing  items

  • Reference and help services

  • User support

  • Inventory



  • General  IT  management by the IT department of the university

  • Library related IT problems: OPAC, databases, repositories etc.

  • Organizing special IT services for the users

  • Admin functions, e. f.  KOHA


Service and user development

  • Analyzing the different user groups of university, faculties and department by special demands, subjects etc.

  • Developing services according to user needs

  • Cooperation with departmental libraries

  • Coordinating services


Relation to university and departmental libraries

  • Keeping close contact to the faculties

  • Coordinating library activities within the university

  • Supporting the collection development

  • Organize book fairs from publishers, distributors, local booksellers etc. for the libraries of the university