Library details: Amherst College Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Amherst College (view map) . The collection of the library contains 1,013,072 volumes. The library circulates 93,684 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,785 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: Catalog is shared by Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, and University of Massachusetts-Amherst
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Administration: The director of the library is Bryn Geffert .
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-Liberal Arts (level 31).
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||FOLIO -- EBSCO Information Services||2019|
|Previous Automation System||ALEPH 500||2004|
|Previous Automation System||Innopac||1991|
|Previous Automation System||LS/2000||1983|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||EBSCO Discovery Service|
|Previous Discovery Index||WorldCat Local||2011|
|OpenURL Link resolver||SFX|
|Electronic Resource Management||CORAL|
|Digital Asset Management||Fedora|
|Web Content Management||Drupal|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Five College Library System (view map)|
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|WorldCat Registry ID||1309|
Record History: This listing was created on Jun 7, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 30, 2020.
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