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Alaska Resources Library and Information Services

Library Hours
Monday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Address: 3211 Providence Drive Library Building, Suite 111
Anchorage, Alaska
United States

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

Phone: 907-786-7651

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Library details: ARLIS is a Government Agency library.
This library is affiliated with Alaska Resources Library and Information Services (view map) . The collection of the library contains 250,000 volumes. The library circulates 10,407 items per year.

Other Info: Serves: Alaska Dept of Fish and Game; Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustees Council; Bureau of Land Management; US Fish & Wildlife Service; US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management; US Geological Survey; National Parks Service, and University of Alaska, Anchorage. ARLIS also uses the VuFind discovery software for two digital libraries, The Pipe Files and The Susitna Doc Finder, created under agreements with federal and state agencies. These are accessible at, as well as from links on the ARLIS website.

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Administration: The director of the library is The ARLIS Management Team .

Organizational structure: It operates on a Non-profit financial model.

Collection size250,000volumes
Annual Circulation10,407transactions

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. 802.11a/b/g. Wireless internet service at ARLIS is provided by the University of Alaska Anchorage

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony2004
Previous Automation SystemDRA2000
Discovery InterfaceEnterprise2014
Previous Discovery InterfaceVuFind2013
OpenURL Link resolverGODOT/CUFTS2016
Previous Link resolver360 Link2011
Electronic Resource ManagementCUFTS ERM 
Web Content ManagementWordPress 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Joint Library Consortium (view map)
Identifiers ID41789
WorldCat Registry ID87268

Record History: This listing was created on Jan 1, 2009 and was last modified on Jan 2, 2018.

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