The Information Technology division of The Ohio State University Libraries enables research and creative expression, teaching, and discovery by ensuring continuous, secure operation of University Libraries’ IT hardware, systems, applications, and platforms.
As a strategic partner, Information Technology collaborates closely with diverse OSUL units and university offices to connect users with the materials and tools, both analog and digital, needed to advance scholarship and lifelong learning.
Applications Development and Support
Applications Development and Support helps preserve and make accessible collections for University Libraries users by deploying and maintaining the Libraries’ systems and open source software.
Applications Development and Support partners with OSUL units and university offices to support the Libraries websites, content management systems, and digital content publishing and archiving platforms to ensure users can access the right content at the right time, now and into the future.
Digital Initiatives supports the Libraries’ mission to foster, share, and preserve knowledge and scholarship for current and future teaching and learning.
Digital Initiatives collaborates with other IT units, content curators and creators, and other key stakeholders to conceptualize and implement a modular framework and strategy for content creation, access, discovery, collection preservation, and ongoing technology innovation.
Infrastructure Support maintains a secure and stable technology infrastructure that enables University Libraries’ patrons to access OSUL technology systems, applications, and resources to accomplish their goals.
In cooperation with Office of the Chief Information Officer, Office of Distance Education and eLearning, and information technology departments throughout the university, Infrastructure Support facilitates the sharing and preservation of information, knowledge, and scholarship.