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University of Missouri - Columbia Libraries

University of Missouri -- Columbia

Address: 104 Ellis Library
Columbia, Missouri
United States

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

Phone: 573-882-4701

Connect to: ✔   Online Catalog

Library details: University of Missouri - Columbia Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with University of Missouri (view map) . The collection of the library contains 2,510,628 volumes. The library circulates 202,543 items per year. The library serves a population of 31,064 FTE Enrollment.

Other Info: ARL membership. The MU Libraries are members of MOBIUS, the Missouri statewide automation consortium. We are the largest library in the four-campus University of Missouri system. The Library Systems Office (LSO) provides technical support for the libraries of the four campuses and is a source of funding for on-line databases and other expenses. Prior to purchase of the Innovative software in 1996, the LSO maintained our locally modified WLN automation software.

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Administration: The director of the library is James A. Cogswell .

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 31,064FTE Students
Collection size2,510,628volumes
Annual Circulation202,543transactions

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. Both 802.11b and g are supported. Authentication is required.

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemFOLIO -- EBSCO Information Services*2021
Previous Automation SystemSierra2015
Previous Automation SystemMillennium1999
Previous Automation SystemInnopac1996
Previous Automation SystemBLISS1981
Discovery Service (w/index)Summon
OpenURL Link resolverWorldCat Link Manager
Federated search productNone 
Electronic Resource ManagementNone 
(* This system was recently acquired and may not yet be installed)
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the MOBIUS - MERLIN (view map)

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 FOLIO -- EBSCO Information Services.

Technology Interoperability Survey:
We are conducting a study on factors related to the selection and interoperability of technology systems in academic libraries.

Identifiers ID2295
WorldCat Registry ID5438

Record History: This listing was created on Aug 10, 1998 and was last modified on Nov 19, 2021.

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