Library details: J. Robert van Pelt Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Michigan Technological University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 423,353 volumes. The library circulates 17,320 items per year. The library serves a population of 6,524 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: Michigan Technological University was the first library to implement the Voyager library automation system from Endeavor Information Systems.
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Administration: The director of the library is Christa Walck (interim) .
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. The Carnegie Foundation designates this institution as: Doctoral/Research Universities-Intensive (level 16).
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2017|
|Previous Automation System||Voyager||1994|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1987|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2012|
|OpenURL Link resolver||SFX|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Michigan Shared System Alliance (view map)|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
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Record History: This listing was created on Jul 8, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 24, 2020.
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