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Temple University Libraries

Temple University

Address: 1210 Polett Walk
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States

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

Phone: 215-204-0744

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Library details: Temple University Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Temple University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 5,062,418 volumes. The library circulates 126,557 items per year. The library serves a population of 36,423 FTE Enrollment.

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Administration: The director of the library is Joe Lucia .

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 36,423FTE Students
Collection size5,062,418volumes
Annual Circulation126,557transactions

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. eduroam, secure, and guest unsecure

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemAlma2017
Previous Automation SystemMillennium1999
Previous Automation SystemInnopac1999
Previous Automation SystemGLIS1984
Discovery Service (w/index)Ex Libris CDI2017
Previous Discovery IndexSummon2010
Discovery InterfaceBlacklight2017
Digital Collection ManagementCONTENTdm
Archives ManagementDB/TextWorks 
Web Content ManagementDrupal, WP, LibGuides, Omeka
Item ID TypeBarcode 
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 2023 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.

Identifiers ID2307
WorldCat Registry ID2624

Record History: This listing was created on Aug 11, 1998 and was last modified on Nov 16, 2023.

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