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VCU Libraries

Virginia Commonwealth University


Address: Mail: 901 Park Avenue, PO Box 842033
Richmond, Virginia
23284-2033
United States

Phone: 804-828-1105

Connect to:    Online Catalog

Library details: VCU Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 2,840,327 volumes. The library circulates 62,154 items per year. The library serves a population of 31,242 FTE Enrollment.

Other Info: Member of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL)

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Administration: The director of the library is John Ulmschneider .

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).

Statistics Academic
Enrollment 31,242FTE Students
Collection size2,840,327volumes
Annual Circulation62,154transactions
Expenditures Reported to National Center for Education Statistics
YearTotalTechBooksEBooksSerialE-Serials
2012 $17,545,517$468,325$2,117,262$135,677$6,970,375$6,503,212
2010

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemAlma2012
Previous Automation SystemALEPH 5002002
Previous Automation SystemNOTIS1989
Previous Automation SystemDataPhase1982
Discovery Service (w/index)Primo Central2011
Discovery InterfacePrimo2011
OpenURL Link resolverAlma Link Resolver2012
Previous Link resolverSFX2002
Institutional RepositoryDigital Commons 
Digital Asset ManagementCONTENTdm 
Archives ManagementArchivists Tool Kit 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
Self-Check3M SelfCheck System V-Series 
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.
Identifiers
libraries.org ID2482
OCLC SymbolVRC
WorldCat Registry ID113670
NCES LIBID234030

Record History: This listing was created on Aug 23, 1998 and was last modified on Jul 1, 2016.

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