Library details: Ohio State University Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Ohio State University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 8,172,895 volumes. The library circulates 1,728,738 items per year. The library serves a population of 64,868 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: Environment: Founded in 1870, The Ohio State University is a comprehensive, state- assisted university offering a complete environment for learning for its ca. 3,000 faculty and 65,000 students. The University Libraries system is composed of the Main Library, ten department libraries, the University Archives, five special collections, the Law Library and the Health Sciences Library on the Columbus campus; four regional campus libraries; and the libraries of the Agricultural Technical Institute and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster. Staff of the Libraries is comprised of 105 librarians and professional staff, 190 support staff, and over 500 student assistants. Its collection of over five million volumes makes it one of the nation''s largest research libraries. The Ohio State University Libraries is a leader in library user educationwith a program that reaches all entering freshmen students and a developing program of course-related instruction for upper level undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a program of online, self-paced tutorials. It is also a leader in the development and use of library-related computer technology and is a charter member of OCLC, Inc. and OhioLINK. Member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance
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Administration: The director of the library is Damon E. Jaggars .
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/Research Universities-Extensive (level 15).
Affiliations: The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries
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Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Sierra||2011|
|Previous Automation System||Millennium||2000|
|Previous Automation System||Innopac||1994|
|Previous Automation System||LCS -- Library Control System||1970|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||WorldCat Local||2008|
|OpenURL Link resolver||360 Link|
|Federated search product||360 Search|
|Electronic Resource Management||360 Resource Manager|
|Web Content Management||SilverStripe|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|Automated Materials Handling||None|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
Automation Survey: The 2018 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library
|WorldCat Registry ID||2315|
Record History: This listing was created on Jun 7, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 3, 2019.
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