Library details: Forrest R. Polk Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with University of Wisconsin (view map) . The collection of the library contains 620,850 volumes. The library circulates 67,817 items per year. The library serves a population of 11,111 FTE Enrollment.
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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: Master's Colleges and Universities: Larger Programs (level 18).
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. Available to University members
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2013|
|Previous Automation System||Voyager||1998|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1993|
|Previous Automation System||LS/2000||1988|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2013|
|Previous Discovery Interface||Blacklight||2010|
|OpenURL Link resolver||360 Link||2009|
|Previous Link resolver||SFX|
|Federated search product||360 Search|
|Electronic Resource Management||ERMes|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
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Record History: This listing was created on Aug 22, 1998 and was last modified on Oct 28, 2021.
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