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University of Akron

Address: 315 Buchtel Mall
Akron, Ohio
United States

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

Phone: 330-972-7497

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Library details: University Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with University of Akron (view map) . The collection of the library contains 1,323,149 volumes. The library circulates 320,057 items per year. The library serves a population of 25,177 FTE Enrollment.

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Administration: The director of the library is Aimée deChambeau, Dean University Libraries .

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 25,177FTE Students
Collection size1,323,149volumes
Annual Circulation320,057transactions

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

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSierra2011
Previous Automation SystemMillennium2005
Previous Automation SystemInnopac1993
Previous Automation SystemVTLS1985
Discovery Service (w/index)EBSCO Discovery Service2013
Federated search productMetaLib 
Electronic Resource ManagementElectronic Resourse Management (ERM) 
Institutional RepositoryBepress 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
Self-Check3M SelfCheck System V-Series 
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 ID384

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 7, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 12, 2023.

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