Publication Title

Twenty-First-Century Access Services: On the Front Line of Academic Librarianship, Second Edition

Publication Date

Spring 2023

Document Type

Book Chapter

First and Last Page



Access Services staff, especially those in circulation, often act as the conduit for space management and library building maintenance. Overseeing the evolving physical aspects of a library can encompass a variety of challenges. The access services department possesses a unique perspective from its frontline service point and can oversee certain facility-related issues within a library operation.