Library details: George C. Gordon Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Worcester Polytechnic Institute (view map) . The collection of the library contains 248,432 volumes. The library circulates 9,500 items per year. The library serves a population of 5,582 FTE Enrollment.
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Administration: The director of the library is Anna Gold .
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: Doctoral/Research Universities-Intensive (level 16).
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. Wireless access requires a WPI login ID
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma*||2019|
|Previous Automation System||Voyager||1996|
|Previous Automation System||Carl||1990|
|Previous Automation System||DataPhase||1985|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2019|
|Previous Discovery Index||Summon||2011|
|OpenURL Link resolver||360 Link||2009|
|Previous Link resolver||LinkSource||2006|
|Electronic Resource Management||360 Resource Manager|
|Institutional Repository||Digital Commons|
|Digital Asset Management||DigiTool|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|(* This system was recently acquired and may not yet be installed)|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
Record History: This listing was created on Sep 19, 1998 and was last modified on Nov 14, 2019.
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