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Wayne State University Libraries

Wayne State University

Address: 5265 Cass Avenue
Detroit, Michigan
United States

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

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Library details: Wayne State University Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Wayne State University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 3,421,672 volumes. The library circulates 91,589 items per year. The library serves a population of 23,345 FTE Enrollment.

Other Info: Wayne State University is a Carnegie Research University with a demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning excellence. The university''s enrollment of 32,000 students (20,000 undergraduates) makes it the 21st largest university in the United States. The university is located in an attractive urban setting, surrounded by museums, theaters and corporate offices easily accessible from several Detroit-area interstate freeways and Canada. The University Library System includes five libraries, media services, and a graduate library and information science program. Wayne State University (WSU) is the host site for the Detroit Area Library Network (DALNET) Online System. For more information, see DALNET''s Web site at

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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 23,345FTE Students
Collection size3,421,672volumes
Annual Circulation91,589transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSierra2017
Previous Automation SystemMillennium2004
Previous Automation SystemHorizon1999
Previous Automation SystemNOTIS1985
Discovery Service (w/index)Ex Libris CDI2014
Previous Discovery IndexEBSCO Discovery Service2012
Discovery InterfaceSummon2014
Authentication ServiceEZproxy
Institutional RepositoryDigital Commons
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers ID2281
WorldCat Registry ID1498

Record History: This listing was created on Aug 10, 1998 and was last modified on May 15, 2024.

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