Library details: Ferdinand D. Bluford Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 713,500 volumes. The library circulates 54,028 items per year. The library serves a population of 9,799 FTE Enrollment.
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Administration: The director of the library is Vicki Coleman .
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. Campus Wi-Fi, EduRoam, No General Public Access
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||WorldShare Management Services||2015|
|Previous Automation System||Millennium||2002|
|Previous Automation System||Innopac||1998|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||WorldCat Discovery Service||329|
|Discovery Interface||WorldCat Discovery Service||329|
|Previous Discovery Interface||Summon||2011|
|Web Content Management||Plone|
|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.|
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Record History: This listing was created on Jun 6, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 18, 2022.
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