Library Sections

Library Sections

Acquisition Section:

The Acquisition Section is responsible for the acquisition of all books, monographs, government documents and gifts for the CWU Libraries. Acquisitions Section supports the Libraries' staff in their efforts to acquire and maintain information resources for education and research. There are generally five steps taken in order to acquire material for a library collection whether physical or digital.

  1. Request processing
  2. Verification
  3. Ordering
  4. Reporting
  5. Receiving orders

Circulation Section:

The following facilities in Circulation Section are available

  1. Issuance of text books, audio cassettes, and CD-ROM's.
  2. Issuance and renewal of library membership.
  3. Text materials
  4. Study space

Reference Section:

Readers often have to consult books and materials, such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, Yearbooks, and the like for data or information. Normally a reader would not need to remove such books from the Reading Room. Consequently these books are never issued to anyone but are used in the Library premises and for Photocopy.
The following facilities are available in the library:

  1. Books of every title of Library holdings.
  2. Photocopy from library materials.
  3. Study space
  4. Internet browsing.