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Ghent University Library
Universiteitsbibliotheek Gent

Ghent University

Address: Sint-Hubertusstraat 8

Phone: +329264-38-56

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Library details: Ghent University Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Ghent University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 2,000,000 volumes. The library circulates 78,000 items per year. The library serves a population of 32,000 FTE Enrollment.

Other Info: We currently hold 2 million volumes, 5000 journals, 4000 newspapers, 120.000 images posters and maps, 1.000.000 ephemera. The heritage collection of the University Library is one of the most important heritage collections in Belgium. The library circulates 78000 items per year. The library servers a population of 32.000 students, faculty and staff.

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Administration: The director of the library is Dries Moreels .

Organizational structure: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization.

Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the University level.

Statistics Academic
Enrollment 32,000FTE Students
Collection size2,000,000volumes
Annual Circulation78,000transactions

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

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemALEPH 5001997
Previous Automation SystemDOBIS1984
Previous Automation SystemNone
Discovery InterfaceBlacklight2014
OpenURL Link resolverSFX1999
Electronic Resource ManagementSemperTool Resource Management System 
Institutional RepositoryLocally Developed 
Digital Asset ManagementFedora 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
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 ALEPH 500.

Identifiers ID4621

Record History: This listing was created on Jan 6, 2000 and was last modified on Feb 4, 2023.

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