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Library Systems

Faculty Librarian

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Susan DiRenzo Ashby
Bierce Library 361A
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-1712


Library Systems

Library Systems is a functional unit within the University Libraries Technical Services Department.

What we do:

  • Administer, maintain, and support the Sierra Integrated Library System (ILS) and other library specific software and applications.
  • Maintain and support public access workstations in Bierce Library and Archives and Special Collections.
  • Provide hardware and software technical support to University Libraries faculty and staff in Bierce LibraryArchives and Special Collections, and The University of Akron Press.

Who were are: 

Susan DiRenzo Ashby Coordinator, Library Systems/ Associate Professor, UL Faculty

Michael DowdellDepartmental Systems Administrator/UL Technical Services