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Western Michigan University Libraries

Western Michigan University

Address: 1903 W. Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, Michigan
United States

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

Phone: +12693875059

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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).

Statistics Academic
Enrollment 20,739FTE Students
Collection size2,243,986volumes
Annual Circulation165,869transactions

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

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemAlma2014
Previous Automation SystemVoyager1998
Previous Automation SystemNOTIS1989
Discovery Service (w/index)Ex Libris CDI2014
Previous Discovery IndexSummon2010
Discovery InterfacePrimo2014
Previous Discovery InterfaceVuFind/Summon2010
OpenURL Link resolverAlma Resolver2015
Previous Link resolverSFX2008
Institutional RepositoryDigital Commons 
Digital Asset ManagementCONTENTdm 
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.
The 2023 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.

Identifiers ID2488
WorldCat Registry ID1500

Record History: This listing was created on Aug 23, 1998 and was last modified on Nov 6, 2023.

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