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Swarthmore College Library

Swarthmore College

Address: 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
United States

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

Phone: 610-328-8477

Connect to: ✔   Online Catalog

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.

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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).

Statistics Academic
Enrollment 1,647FTE Students
Collection size734,418volumes
Annual Circulation72,864transactions

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

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemAlma2018
Previous Automation SystemMillennium2000
Previous Automation SystemInnopac1990
Previous Automation SystemNone
Discovery Service (w/index)Ex Libris CDI2011
Discovery InterfacePrimo2018
OpenURL Link resolverAlma Link Resolver2018
Previous Link resolverSFX
Electronic Resource ManagementAlma 
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.

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Identifiers ID428
WorldCat Registry ID2622

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 7, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 9, 2023.

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