The Office of Information Services was responsible for handling the public relations aspects of Texas Tech University. This department has been called several names over the years, including Photographic Services, Public Information, University News and Publications, and News and Publications. It maintained subject files for research purposes, assisted in ascertaining accuracy of facts regarding the university, and provided editorial and technical work for production of various campus publications. It also tracked articles on the university and its faculty, staff and facilities that appear in newspapers and magazines. Information Services also coordinated interviews and press conferences and aided in the creation of media plans for major campus events. Currently, this office now goes by the name of Communications and Marketing.

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Contact information:

Randy Vance
Reference Services,
Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library
Box 41041
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas 79409-1041
Phone (806) 742-9070

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