The Balme Library consists of 6 departments and 1 special library for the visually and hearing impaired.
The Acquisitions department orders and receives all library materials. Processing of all library materials begins in this department.
Library materials are processed in this department using the millenium software from Innovative Interfaces, and sent to the shelves.
This department receives all journal and periodical subscriptions and keeps a record of them. The department is also responsible for gifts and exchange.
The Reference department is the first point of call for the user / reader. It consists of the librarys' special collections which are: