Library details: Western Michigan University Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Western Michigan University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 2,243,986 volumes. The library circulates 165,869 items per year. The library serves a population of 20,739 FTE Enrollment.
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Administration: The director of the library is Julie Garrison .
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: High Research Activity (level 16).
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2014|
|Previous Automation System||Voyager||1998|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1989|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2014|
|Previous Discovery Index||Summon||2010|
|Previous Discovery Interface||VuFind/Summon||2010|
|OpenURL Link resolver||Alma Resolver||2015|
|Previous Link resolver||SFX||2008|
|Institutional Repository||Digital Commons|
|Digital Asset Management||CONTENTdm|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|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 2021 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.
Technology Interoperability Survey:
We are conducting a study on factors related to the selection and interoperability of technology systems in academic libraries.
|WorldCat Registry ID||1500|
Record History: This listing was created on Aug 22, 1998 and was last modified on Nov 22, 2021.
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