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Information Technology collaborates on numerous software development projects, ranging from maintenance and support for off-the-shelf products to ground-up development of applications and services. None of the highlighted projects in the list below is a solo effort and includes the valuable input of colleagues, teams, and committees throughout the Libraries.

Design Library Image Collection

A searchable interface for over 20,000 slides from the library at the College of Design. Contact: Shirley Rodgers.


A Serials, Journals and Electronic Resource Management System currently in the later stages of development at the NCSU Libraries. The project was born out of the need to better manage the licensing, access, description, and reporting complexities involving electronic resources at the NCSU Libraries. Contact: Emily Lynema.

Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDdb)

Submission, browsing and searching of all (required submission since April 2002) NCSU Theses and Dissertations. Contact: Eric Pauley.

Endeca Online Catalog

Leveraging the advanced search and Guided Navigation® capabilities of the Endeca ProFind™ platform, the NCSU Libraries' new catalog provides the speed and flexibility of popular online search engines while capitalizing on existing catalog records. Contact: Emily Lynema.


InsideWood integrates wood anatomical information from the literature and original observations into an internet-accessible database useful for research and teaching. Contact: Shirley Rodgers.

Learning Commons and D.H. Hill Renovation

IT provides hardware, software, and development support for the Libraries new Learning Commons and renovated spaces, which opened March 2007.

Luna Insight

This online collection contains over 1,500 images from the University Archives Photograph Collection; this number will soon grow to include nearly 10,000 images. Contact: Shirley Rodgers.


NCSU Libraries is a participant in the LOCKSS initiative. Contact: Mike Kastellec.

My Course Reserves

Web-based tool that provides students with a personalized view of library course reserves and other course-related library materials. Contact: Maurice York.


Link resolver software is availabe using Ex Libris SFX. Contact: Dawn Pearce.

Unicorn Integrated Library System

IT supports all functionality of the SirsiDynix ILS. Contact: Dawn Pearce.

U.S. Congressional Bibliographies

A searchable database of meetings held by Congressional committees since 1985, those for which printed transcripts are issued, and those that remain unprinted.

Web Statistics - Urchin

IT uses Urchin software to track general website usage as well as special tracking of application usage. Contact: Tim Mori.