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George A. Smathers Libraries

University of Florida

Address: 1545 W University Avenue
Mail: PO Box 117001
Gainesville, Florida
United States

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

Phone: 352-273-2505

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Library details: George A. Smathers Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with University of Florida (view map) . The collection of the library contains 5,610,734 volumes. The library circulates 623,893 items per year. The library serves a population of 45,445 FTE Enrollment.

Other Info: Member of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL)

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Administration: The director of the library is Judith Russell .

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 45,445FTE Students
Collection size5,610,734volumes
Annual Circulation623,893transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemAlma2020
Previous Automation SystemALEPH 5002002
Previous Automation SystemNOTIS1981
Discovery Service (w/index)EBSCO Discovery Service2011
Discovery InterfaceLocally Developed
Previous Link resolverSFX2003
Federated search productMetaLib 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
Self-Check3M SelfCheck System Model 6420 
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (view map)

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Identifiers ID2229
WorldCat Registry ID600

Record History: This listing was created on Dec 10, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 3, 2022.

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