Hayden Battle



Hayden Battle


Head of Access Services


(504) 865-5695


Access Services


The Head of Access Services is responsible for supervising a department of 14 full-time staff members.  With the help of library associates, it manages the operations of the Circulation, Interlibrary Loan, and Reserves operations of the library.  It deals with library patrons on such issues as overdue books, fees, circulation access, carrel access, and other areas.  It has ultimate financial responsibility over fine collection and copy machines in the building.

Degrees & Professional Certifications

MLIS, Library and Information Science (University of South Carolina, 2002)

MA, Military History (University of South Carolina, 1999)

BA, History (University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1996)

Professional Affiliations

American Library Association

ALA New Member Round Table

ALA Library History Round Table

Professional Activities

Battle, Hayden.  "An Update from Tulane."  OCLC ILLiad Newsletter.  Spring 2006:  2-4.

Power, June.  "An Interview with Hayden Battle."  Journal of Access Services 4 (3/4).  2006:  187-194.

Professional Interests

Copyright, current interlibrary loan practices, current Circulation practices, RFID, user-initiated circulation, cooperative learning

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