Discovery & Access Services

The Discovery & Access Services (DAS) area of the library is responsible for acquiring materials that are added to library collections, for making them available through MIDCAT and Summon, prepares them for the shelves, maintains and updates the MIDCAT database, and preserves library materials.  DAS is also the home of borrowing, Inter-Library loan, reserves, and library systems.

The formal responsibilities of DAS are to:


Circulation is responsible for any and all physical items that are borrowed from the libraries.  This includes books, CDs, scores, DVDs, keys, cameras, laptops, and just about anything else anyone wants to have available for students to check out.  We are on the front lines of customer service and are responsible for having the desk staffed every hour the libraries are open.

Please visit go/borrowing ( for more information.