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Grinnell College Libraries

Grinnell College

Library Hours
Sunday 10:00 am 1:00 am
Monday 7:45 am 1:00 am
Tuesday 7:45 am 1:00 am
Wednesday 7:45 am 1:00 am
Thursday 7:45 am 1:00 am
Friday 7:45 am 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am 10:00 pm

Address: 1111 6th Avenue
Grinnell, Iowa
United States

County: Poweshiek View map of all libraries in Poweshiek County.

Phone: 641-269-3350

Connect to: ✔   Online Catalog

Library details: Grinnell College Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Grinnell College (view map) . The collection of the library contains 826,527 volumes. The library circulates 39,813 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,664 FTE Enrollment.

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Administration: The director of the library is Mark Christel .

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: Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts and Sciences Focus (level 21).

Statistics Academic
Enrollment 1,664FTE Students
Collection size826,527volumes
Annual Circulation39,813transactions

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. Wireless access is available on campus. There are several wireless access points in the libraries.

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemAlma2016
Previous Automation SystemSierra2011
Previous Automation SystemMillennium1999
Previous Automation SystemInnopac1989
Previous Automation SystemNone
Discovery Service (w/index)Ex Libris CDI2016
Discovery InterfacePrimo2016
Previous Discovery InterfaceVuFind2013
OpenURL Link resolver360 Link
Federated search productNone 
Electronic Resource ManagementCORAL 
Archives ManagementArchivesSpace 
Web Content ManagementDrupal 
RFID ProviderNone 
Automated Materials HandlingNone 
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.

Identifiers ID164

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 7, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 6, 2023.

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