Library details: Swarthmore College Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Swarthmore College (view map) . The collection of the library contains 734,418 volumes. The library circulates 72,864 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,647 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: Participates in the Tripod catalog, which includes the collections of Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swarthmore College Libraries. The library also uses DSpace, Embark (for image management), and ContentDM. The libraries are in the process of migrating institutional repository content to Islandora.
(Use this link to refer back to this listing.)
Administration: The director of the library is Anne Houston .
Organizational structure: The library is part of a privately-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: Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts and Sciences Focus (level 21).
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2018|
|Previous Automation System||Millennium||2000|
|Previous Automation System||Innopac||1990|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Ex Libris CDI||2011|
|OpenURL Link resolver||Alma Link Resolver||2018|
|Previous Link resolver||SFX|
|Electronic Resource Management||Alma|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Tri-College Library Consortium (view map)|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
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 Alma.
|WorldCat Registry ID||2622|
Record History: This listing was created on Jun 7, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 9, 2023.
Updates: Corrections or Updates? Registered members of Library Technology Guides can submit updates to library listings in libraries.org. Registration is free and easy. Already registered? login. Or, you can report corrections just by sending a message to Marshall Breeding.