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Penn State University Libraries

Pennsylvania State University

Address: E1 Paterno Library
University Park, Pennsylvania
United States

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

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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 Faye Chadwell .

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

Statistics Academic
Enrollment 74,991FTE Students
Collection size5,350,549volumes
Annual Circulation836,469transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony2000
Previous Automation SystemLocally developed1979
Discovery Service (w/index)Ex Libris CDI2010
OpenURL Link resolver360 Link2010
Previous Link resolverSFX
Electronic Resource Management360 Resource Manager 
Digital Asset ManagementCONTENTdm 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers ID2164
WorldCat Registry ID2571

Record History: This listing was created on Dec 10, 1997 and was last modified on Sep 22, 2023.

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