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VCU Libraries

Virginia Commonwealth University

Address: Mail: 901 Park Avenue, PO Box 842033
Richmond, Virginia
United States

Phone: 804-828-1105

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Library details: VCU Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 2,840,327 volumes. The library circulates 62,154 items per year. The library serves a population of 31,242 FTE Enrollment.

Other Info: Member of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) Member of Association of Research Libraries (ARL)

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Administration: The director of the library is Teresa Knott .

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 31,242FTE Students
Collection size2,840,327volumes
Annual Circulation62,154transactions

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemAlma2012
Previous Automation SystemALEPH 5002002
Previous Automation SystemNOTIS1989
Previous Automation SystemDataPhase1982
Discovery Service (w/index)Ex Libris CDI2011
Discovery InterfacePrimo2011
OpenURL Link resolverAlma Link Resolver2012
Previous Link resolverSFX2002
Institutional RepositoryDigital Commons 
Digital Asset ManagementIslandora 
Archives ManagementArchivesSpace 
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.

Identifiers ID2482
WorldCat Registry ID113670

Record History: This listing was created on Aug 23, 1998 and was last modified on Nov 5, 2022.

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