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George C. Gordon Library

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Address: 100 Institute Road
Worcester, Massachusetts
01609-2280
United States

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

Phone: 508-831-5410

Connect to:    Online Catalog

Library details: George C. Gordon Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Worcester Polytechnic Institute (view map) . The collection of the library contains 248,432 volumes. The library circulates 9,500 items per year. The library serves a population of 5,582 FTE Enrollment.

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Administration: The director of the library is Don Richardson .

Control: The library is part of a privately-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-Intensive (level 16).

Statistics Academic
Enrollment 5,582FTE Students
Collection size248,432volumes
Annual Circulation9,500transactions
Expenditures Reported to National Center for Education Statistics
YearTotalTechBooksEBooksSerialE-Serials
2012 $3,422,090$150,023$105,973$26,671$1,832,014$1,801,221
2010

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. Wireless access requires a WPI login ID

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemVoyager1996
Previous Automation SystemCarl1990
Previous Automation SystemDataPhase1985
Discovery Service (w/index)Summon2011
OpenURL Link resolver360 Link2009
Previous Link resolverLinkSource2006
Electronic Resource Management360 Resource Manager 
Institutional RepositoryDigital Commons 
Digital Asset ManagementDigiTool 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers
libraries.org ID3209
OCLC SymbolWPG
NCES LIBID168421

Record History: This listing was created on Sep 19, 1998 and was last modified on May 26, 2016.

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