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Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies

Purdue University

Address: 1530 Stewart Center
Mail: 504 W. State St.
West Lafeyette, Indiana
United States

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

Phone: 765-494-2900

Connect to: ✔   Online Catalog

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 52,211 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

Statistics Academic
Enrollment 52,211FTE Students
Collection size4,034,392volumes
Annual Circulation250,061transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemAlma2012
Previous Automation SystemVoyager1998
Previous Automation SystemNOTIS1988
Discovery Service (w/index)Ex Libris CDI2011
Discovery InterfacePrimo2011
Previous Discovery InterfaceVuFind2008
Authentication ServiceOpenAthens -- EBSCO2023
Previous Authentication ServiceEZproxy -- Local Installation2000
Digital Collection ManagementCONTENTdm
Institutional RepositoryDigital Commons
Archives ManagementArchivesSpace
Reading List ManagerLeganto2020
Web Content ManagementDrupal
Item ID TypeBarcode 
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.
Identifiers ID2169
WorldCat Registry ID3229

Record History: This listing was created on Dec 10, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 13, 2024.

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