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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 4023142 volumes. The library circulates 196235 items per year. The library serves a population of 25407 students, faculty and staff.

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
2012 Expenditures Reported to National Center for Education Statistics
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemVoyager2000
Previous Automation SystemNOTIS1990
Previous Automation SystemLS/20001983
Discovery Service (w/index)WorldCat Local2009
Previous Discovery productEncore2006
OpenURL Link resolverSFX2004
Institutional RepositoryDigital Commons 
Digital Asset ManagementHydra 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the KYVL Voyager Consortium
The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.
Identifiers ID2293

Record History: This listing was created on Aug 11, 1998 and was last modified on Nov 10, 2014.

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