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Kent State University Libraries

Kent State University

Address: 1125 Risman Drive
Mail: PO Box 5190
Kent, Ohio
United States

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

Region: Midwest

Phone: 330-672-2962

Connect to: ✔   Online Catalog

Library details: Kent State University Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Kent State University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 2,560,782 volumes. The library circulates 328,736 items per year. The library serves a population of 23,669 FTE Enrollment.

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Administration: The director of the library is Kenneth J. Burhanna .

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).

Affiliations: The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries

Statistics Academic
Enrollment 23,669FTE Students
Collection size2,560,782volumes
Annual Circulation328,736transactions

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. Public wireless access to library web site and online catalog.

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSierra2017
Previous Automation SystemMillennium2003
Previous Automation SystemInnopac1993
Previous Automation SystemNOTIS1986
Discovery Service (w/index)EBSCO Discovery Service2014
OpenURL Link resolverFull Text Finder2018
Previous Link resolver360 Link2013
Electronic Resource ManagementSierra ERM 
Institutional RepositoryIslandora 
Digital Asset ManagementOmeka 
Web Content ManagementDrupal 
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 Sierra.
The 2022 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.

Identifiers ID358
WorldCat Registry ID5239

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 7, 1997 and was last modified on Dec 2, 2022.

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