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Ohio State University Library

Ohio State University


Address: 1858 Neil Ave Mall
Columbus, Ohio
43210
United States

Phone: 614-292-OSUL

Connect to:    Online Catalog

Library details: Ohio State University Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Ohio State University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 6050122 volumes. The library circulates 1337204 items per year. The library serves a population of 51864 students, faculty and staff.

Other Info: Environment: Founded in 1870, The Ohio State University is a comprehensive, state- assisted university offering a complete environment for learning for its ca. 3,000 faculty and 51,000 students. The University Libraries system is composed of the Main Library, ten department libraries, the University Archives, five special collections, the Law Library and the Health Sciences Library on the Columbus campus; four regional campus libraries; and the libraries of the Agricultural Technical Institute and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster. Staff of the Libraries is comprised of 105 librarians and professional staff, 190 support staff, and over 500 student assistants. Its collection of over five million volumes makes it one of the nation''s largest research libraries. The Ohio State University Libraries is a leader in library user educationwith a program that reaches all entering freshmen students and a developing program of course-related instruction for upper level undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a program of online, self-paced tutorials. It is also a leader in the development and use of library-related computer technology and is a charter member of OCLC, Inc. and OhioLINK.

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Administration: The director of the library is Carol Pitts Diedrichs .

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 51,864FTE Students
Collection size6,050,122volumes
Annual Circulation1,337,204transactions
2012 Expenditures Reported to National Center for Education Statistics
TotalTechBooksEBooksSerialE-Serials
$43,185,254$441,064$4,099,357$959,010$10,436,491$6,774,580

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

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSierra2011
Previous Automation SystemMillennium2000
Previous Automation SystemInnopac1994
Previous Automation SystemLCS -- Library Control System1970
Previous Automation SystemNone
Discovery productWorldCat Local2008
OpenURL Link resolverOLinks
Federated search product360 Search 
Institutional RepositoryDSpace 
Web Content ManagementSilverStripe 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
Automated Materials HandlingNone 
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.

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Identifiers
libraries.org ID372
OCLC SymbolOSU
WorldCat Registry ID2315
NCES LIBID204796

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 7, 1997 and was last modified on Sep 16, 2014.

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Ohio State University Library
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