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Association of Research Libraries: Current Automation Systems

This table indicates the library automation systems that have been selected by each of the members of the Association of Research Libraries. In some cases, libraries are still in the process of implementation, and the online catalog that you see in production may be based on their previous library automation system. For more information about the ARL libraries from libraries.org, you can click here.

The members of the Association of Research Libraries represent the high end of the library automation marketplace. To serve these libraries, a library automation system must include a full suite of modules for each aspect of library operation, be able to handle extremely large collections, provide sophisticated features, adhere to library standards, and sustain many multiple users and a high volume of transactions. The systems selected by these libraries can be considered the best available for large research libraries.


ILS
ARL Libraries
Count
ALEPH 500 Duke University   Massachusetts Institute of Technology   McGill University   New York University   Stony Brook University   University at Buffalo   University of Maryland   University of Massachusetts -- Amherst   University of Michigan   University of Notre Dame   10

Alma Arizona State University   Boston College   Boston University   Colorado State University   Emory University   George Washington University   Georgetown University   Georgia Institute of Technology   Harvard University   Howard University   Iowa State University   Northwestern University   Oklahoma State University   Purdue University   Rice University   Rutgers University   Simon Fraser University   Temple University   Texas Tech University   University at Albany   University of Arizona   University of Calgary   University of California -- Davis   University of California -- Irvine   University of California -- Riverside   University of California -- Santa Barbara   University of Connecticut   University of Georgia   University of Iowa   University of Kentucky   University of Manitoba   University of Miami   University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities   University of Oklahoma   University of Oregon   University of Pennsylvania   University of Rochester   University of Southern California   University of Tennessee -- Knoxville   University of Utah   University of Washington   University of Wisconsin -- Madison   Vanderbilt University   Virginia Commonwealth University   Washington State University   45

Horizon Johns Hopkins University   Smithsonian Institution Libraries   2

Kuali OLE University of Chicago   1

Millennium Brown University   Center for Research Libraries   University of California -- Berkeley   University of California -- San Diego   University of Cincinnati   University of Ottawa   University of South Carolina   University of Texas -- Austin   Wayne State University   9

None National Archives   1

Polaris Boston Public Library   1

Sierra Case Western Reserve University   Dartmouth College   Florida State University   Kent State University   McMaster University   Michigan State University   New York Public Library -- Research Libraries   Ohio State University   Ohio University   University of Colorado -- Boulder   University of Florida   University of Houston   University of Missouri -- Columbia   University of Nebraska -- Lincoln   University of North Carolina -- Chapel Hill   University of Saskatchewan   University of Western Ontario   Virginia Tech   Washington University in Saint Louis   19

Symphony Brigham Young University   Indiana University   Louisiana State University   New York State Library   North Carolina State University   Pennsylvania State University   Universite Laval   University of Alberta   University of Toronto   University of Virginia   York University   11

Voyager Auburn University   Columbia University   Cornell University   Princeton University   Queen's University   Southern Illinois University   Syracuse University   Texas A&M University   Tulane University   Library of Congress   National Agricultural Library   National Library of Medicine   University of Alabama   University of British Columbia   University of California -- Los Angeles (UCLA)   University of Guelph   University of Hawaii -- Manoa   University of Illinois -- Chicago   University of Illinois -- Urbana-Champaign   University of Kansas   University of Pittsburgh   University of Waterloo   Yale University   23

WorldShare Management Services University of Delaware   University of Louisville   University of New Mexico   3

Total125