Library details: Estelle M. Black Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Rock Valley College (view map) . The collection of the library contains 105,322 volumes. The library circulates 6,183 items per year. The library serves a population of 4,078 FTE Enrollment.
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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 Community College level. The Carnegie Foundation designates this institution as: Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional (level 4).
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2018|
|Previous Automation System||Voyager||1996|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||EBSCO Discovery Service||2015|
|Previous Discovery Interface||VuFind||2008|
|OpenURL Link resolver||LinkFinderPlus|
|Previous Link resolver||SFX|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (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 Dec 8, 2020.
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