Library details: Charles E. Shain Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Connecticut College (view map) . The collection of the library contains 635,000 volumes. The library circulates 32,275 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,884 FTE Enrollment.
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Administration: The director of the library is W. Lee Hisle .
Organizational structure: 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: Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts and Sciences Focus (level 21).
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2017|
|Previous Automation System||Voyager||2002|
|Previous Automation System||Symphony||2006|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1987|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2016|
|Previous Discovery Index||EBSCO Discovery Service||2011|
|OpenURL Link resolver||SFX|
|Federated search product||MetaLib|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|Automated Materials Handling||None|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the CTW Library Consortium (view map)|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
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|WorldCat Registry ID||510|
Record History: This listing was created on Aug 19, 1998 and was last modified on Jan 18, 2022.
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