Library details: Victoria University Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Victoria University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 1,300,000 volumes. The library circulates 167,805 items per year. The library serves a population of 30,000 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: Victoria University was formed in 1990 by the amalgamation of the Footscray Institute of Technology (which used Urica) and the Western Institute (which used Dynix).
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Administration: The director of the library is Adrian Gallagher (Associate Librarian, Information Resources, Systems and Infrastructure) .
Organizational structure: 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.
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Sierra||2015|
|Previous Automation System||Millennium||2003|
|Previous Automation System||Innopac||1992|
|Previous Automation System||Urica||1985|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||EBSCO Discovery Service||2014|
|Previous Discovery Index||Summon||2011|
|OpenURL Link resolver||360 Link||2011|
|Previous Link resolver||WebBridge|
|Electronic Resource Management||Electronic Resource Management|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|Self-Check||3M SelfCheck System V-Series|
|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.|
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Record History: This listing was created on Jun 6, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 22, 2021.
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