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Penn State University Libraries

Pennsylvania State University

Address: E1 Paterno Library
University Park, Pennsylvania
United States

County: Centre View map of all libraries in Centre County.

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Library details: Penn State University Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Pennsylvania State University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 5,350,549 volumes. The library circulates 836,469 items per year. The library serves a population of 74,991 FTE Enrollment.

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Administration: The director of the library is Barbara I. Dewey, Dean of University Libraries and Scholarly Communications .

Control: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.

Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the University level. The Carnegie Foundation designates this institution as: Doctoral/Research Universities-Extensive (level 15).

Affiliations: The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries

Statistics Academic
Enrollment 74,991FTE Students
Collection size5,350,549volumes
Annual Circulation836,469transactions
Expenditures Reported to National Center for Education Statistics
2012 $50,972,467$1,427,986$5,030,142$2,705,396$11,045,396$9,245,376
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony2000
Previous Automation SystemLocally developed1979
Discovery Service (w/index)Summon2010
OpenURL Link resolver360 Link2010
Previous Link resolverSFX
Electronic Resource Management360 Resource Manager 
Digital Asset ManagementCONTENTdm 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.

Automation Survey:

Identifiers ID2164
WorldCat Registry ID2571

Record History: This listing was created on Dec 10, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 25, 2015.

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