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Birmingham City University Library and Learning Resources

Birmingham City University

Address: The Joseph Priestley Building; 6 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, England
B4 7BD
United Kingdom

Phone: (+44) (0) 12133-15282

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Library details: Birmingham City University Library and Learning Resources is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Birmingham City University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 500,000 volumes. The library circulates 70,000 items per year. The library serves a population of 25,000 FTE Enrollment.

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Administration: The director of the library is Ruth Jenkins .

Organizational structure: It operates on a Non-profit financial model.

Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the University level.

Affiliations: The library is a UK Higher Education institution.

Statistics Academic
Enrollment 25,000FTE Students
Collection size500,000volumes
Annual Circulation70,000transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemAlma2020
Previous Automation SystemAlto2002
Previous Automation SystemTalis1996
Previous Automation SystemBLCMP1978
Discovery Service (w/index)Ex Libris - Central Discovery Index2020
Previous Discovery IndexSummon2012
Discovery InterfacePrimo VE2020
Previous Discovery InterfaceSummon2012
Reading List ManagerKeyLinks
OpenURL Link resolverAlma2020
Previous Link resolver360 Link2012
Electronic Resource ManagementAlma 
Digital Asset ManagementArkivum - Perpetua 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
RFID ProviderBibliotheca 
RFID Tag TypeHF 
Self-CheckBibliotheca Selfcheck 1000 
Automated Materials Handling3M FX 21/7B 
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.

Automation Survey: We are conducting a study on the automation systems used in libraries. This survey should be completed by a person familiar with your libraries use of Alma.
The 2022 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.

Identifiers ID2029
WorldCat Registry ID65799

Record History: This listing was created on Nov 24, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 11, 2023.

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