The department catalogs approximately 20,000 titles per year in compliance with national standards of bibliographic control and in keeping with established cataloging priorities. Original record contributions to OCLC, an international bibliographic database, number around 5,000 annually. The department participates in international cooperative cataloging programs including CONSER, BIBCO, NACO, and SACO. Currently composed of three faculty librarians and five units with 18 staff members, RDS consists of five units: Contributed Cataloging, Copy Cataloging, Serials Cataloging, Government Documents Cataloging, and Metadata. They collaborate to create efficient workflows and apply the latest technologies to meet user needs.