Library details: Harvard Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Harvard University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 17,224,647 volumes. The library circulates 1,241,017 items per year. The library serves a population of 22,809 FTE Enrollment.
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Administration: The director of the library is Sarah Thomas, Vice President for the Harvard Library .
Organizational structure: The library is part of a privately-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/Research Universities-Extensive (level 15).
Affiliations: The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2016|
|Previous Automation System||ALEPH 500||2001|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1983|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2014|
|Previous Discovery Interface||AquaBrowser Library||2009|
|OpenURL Link resolver||SFX|
|Federated search product||MetaLib|
|Electronic Resource Management||Verde|
|Digital Asset Management||Locally Developed|
|Web Content Management||Drupal|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|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.|
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 Alma.The 2019 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library
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Record History: This listing was created on Aug 11, 1998 and was last modified on Jan 30, 2020.
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