Connect to: Library Web Site✔
Library details: Washington Research Library Consortium is a Consortium.
This library is affiliated with Washington Research Library Consortium (view map) . The collection of the library contains 80,229,402 volumes. The library circulates 6,845,100 items per year. The library serves a population of 497,310 .
Other Info: The Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) was established in 1987 by the major universities in the Washington D.C. area to share library collections and information technology in order to enhance the resources available to their students and faculty.
(Use this link to refer back to this listing.)
Administration: The director of the library is Mark D. Jacobs .
Organizational structure: It operates on a Non-profit financial model.
Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the University level.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2016|
|Previous Automation System||Voyager||1997|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1990|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2018|
|Previous Discovery Index||Summon||2012|
|Discovery Interface||Primo VE||2016|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Washington Research Library Consortium (view map)|
|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.|
Automation Survey: We are conducting a study on the automation systems used in libraries. This survey should be completed by a person familiar with your libraries use of Alma.
The 2021 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.
Technology Interoperability Survey:
We are conducting a study on factors related to the selection and interoperability of technology systems in academic libraries.
Record History: This listing was created on Jul 11, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 24, 2021.
Updates: Corrections or Updates? Registered members of Library Technology Guides can submit updates to library listings in libraries.org. Registration is free and easy. Already registered? login. Or, you can report corrections just by sending a message to Marshall Breeding.