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 http://www.dalnet.lib.mi.us/
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Administration: The director of the library is Sandra Yee, Dean .
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
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Sierra||2017|
|Previous Automation System||Millennium||2004|
|Previous Automation System||Horizon||1999|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1985|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Summon||2014|
|Previous Discovery Index||EBSCO Discovery Service||2012|
|OpenURL Link resolver||360 Link||2006|
|Previous Link resolver||SFX||2003|
|Federated search product||Research Pro|
|Electronic Resource Management||Electronic Resource Management|
|Institutional Repository||Digital Commons|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
Automation Survey: We are conducting a study on the automation systems used in libraries. This survey should be completed by a person familiar with your libraries use of Sierra.
The 2021 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.
Technology Interoperability Survey:
We are conducting a study on factors related to the selection and interoperability of technology systems in academic libraries.
|WorldCat Registry ID||1498|
Record History: This listing was created on Aug 9, 1998 and was last modified on Nov 26, 2021.
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