Library details: Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative is a Consortium.
This library is affiliated with Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (view map) . The collection of the library contains 25,000,000 volumes. The library circulates 4,500,000 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,100,000 .
Other Info: FLVC/FALSC is an agency of public higher education in Florida, hosted at the University of West Florida. It supports the 28 colleges and 12 universities.
FALSC operates an Aleph 500 system with a single shared catalog of 20 million bib records. In addition, a Solr/Lucene-based Discovery product with a locally-developed UI (called Mango) has been implemented as both a union catalog - http://discover.flvc.org - and as separate institutional views.
FALSC also licenses almost 200 A&I and full-text databases: http://pubarrow.fcla.edu/reports/f?p=106:30
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Administration: The director of the library is Elijah Scott .
Organizational structure: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||ALEPH 500||2002|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1982|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||EBSCO Discovery Service||2016|
|Discovery Interface||Locally Developed||2016|
|OpenURL Link resolver||Full Text Finder|
|Previous Link resolver||SFX|
|Digital Asset Management||Islandora|
|Web Content Management||LifeRay|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (view map)|
|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 ALEPH 500.The 2019 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library
Record History: This listing was created on Aug 21, 1998 and was last modified on Jan 2, 2020.
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