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University of Kentucky Libraries

University of Kentucky

Address: 500 South Limestone Street
Lexington, Kentucky
United States

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Library details: University of Kentucky Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with University of Kentucky (view map) . The collection of the library contains 4,023,142 volumes. The library circulates 196,235 items per year. The library serves a population of 25,407 FTE Enrollment.

Other Info: The University of Kentucky Libraries consists of a main library and 12 branches with combined holdings total more than 2.6 million volumes. The University of Kentucky has a student body of about 24,000. The William T. Young Library opened in April 1998.

Member of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL)

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Administration: The director of the library is Terry Birdwhistell .

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 25,407FTE Students
Collection size4,023,142volumes
Annual Circulation196,235transactions
Expenditures Reported to National Center for Education Statistics
2012 $21,285,487$365,283$1,453,721$523,212$8,983,210$7,113,210
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemAlma*2015
Previous Automation SystemVoyager2000
Previous Automation SystemNOTIS1990
Previous Automation SystemLS/20001983
Discovery Service (w/index)Primo2014
Previous Discovery productWorldCat Local2009
OpenURL Link resolverSFX2004
Institutional RepositoryDigital Commons 
Digital Asset ManagementHydra 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
(* This system was recently acquired and may not yet be installed)
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.

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Identifiers ID2293

Record History: This listing was created on Aug 11, 1998 and was last modified on Nov 14, 2015.

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