1530 Stewart Center
Mail: 504 W. State St.
West Lafeyette, Indiana
Library details: Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Purdue University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 4,034,392 volumes. The library circulates 250,061 items per year. The library serves a population of 41,879 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: The Purdue University Libraries system on the West Lafayette campus includes six subject-oriented libraries, the Hicks Undergraduate Library, and the Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center. Staff totals more than 147, including 86 faculty and professionals. The campus library system include over 4,000,000 printed volumes and electronic books; 178,631 electronic and print journals; and government documents and microforms in excess of 400,000. To complement our online collections, the Purdue Libraries houses 628,452 volumes in closed stacks that can be requested by individuals for next-day delivery. In addition, any item held in the Big Ten Academic Alliance libraries can be requested directly and typically arrives within a few days.
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Administration: The director of the library is Beth McNeil .
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
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. Wireless access is available at all locations to members of the Purdue Community
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2012|
|Previous Automation System||Voyager||1998|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1988|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2011|
|OpenURL Link resolver||Alma Link Resolver||2012|
|Previous Link resolver||SFX||2006|
|Institutional Repository||Digital Commons|
|Digital Asset Management||CONTENTdm|
|Web Content Management||Drupal|
|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.|
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|WorldCat Registry ID||3229|
Record History: This listing was created on Dec 10, 1997 and was last modified on May 3, 2020.
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