Library details: Penn State University Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Pennsylvania State University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 5,350,549 volumes. The library circulates 836,469 items per year. The library serves a population of 74,991 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: Member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance
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Administration: The director of the library is Barbara I. Dewey .
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 Universities: Very High Research Activity (level 15).
Affiliations: The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Symphony||2000|
|Previous Automation System||Locally developed||1979|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Summon||2010|
|OpenURL Link resolver||360 Link||2010|
|Previous Link resolver||SFX|
|Electronic Resource Management||360 Resource Manager|
|Digital Asset Management||CONTENTdm|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)|
|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 Symphony.
|WorldCat Registry ID||2571|
Record History: This listing was created on Dec 9, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 19, 2021.
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