Each section focuses on its own area of library technical services.
Acquisition and associated bibliographic control for all formats of information resources through purchase, lease, and other access methods and in all types of libraries.
Cataloging and classification of information resources with developed and developing metadata structure and content standards. Using standards to provide intellectual access to and organize information resources in both traditional and nontraditional settings.
Collection management and development through selecting and evaluating all types of library materials in all types of institutions.
Theory and practice concerning continuing resources in all formats.
Preserving and reformatting all types of library materials in all types of institutions and taking the lead in applying new technologies to assure continued access to library collections.