Other Info: The Federal Military Library, founded in 1848, became the Bibliothek am Guisanplatz (BiG) in 2007, an institution in the Swiss Confederation under public law. Since January 1, 2009, the library has been coordinating and managing the libraries of the Federal Administration, maintaining close cooperation in IT and documentation, leading the Federal Documentation Committee, and administering the Alexandria library network. In a rapidly changing environment, the library, which is open to the public, ensures the provision of international technical literature in fields such as history, politics, the armed forces, civil protection, traffic, energy, migration, architecture, environment, agriculture, finances, and economics.
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Control: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2012|
|Previous Automation System||Virtua||2003|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo||2013|
|OpenURL Link resolver||Alma Link Resolver||2013|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Bibliotheksverbund Alexandria|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
Record History: This listing was created on Jan 28, 2013 and was last modified on Nov 24, 2015.
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