Library details: Boston University Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Boston University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 3,376,215 volumes. The library circulates 140,211 items per year. The library serves a population of 32,500 FTE Enrollment.
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Administration: The director of the library is K Matthew Dames .
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: Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity (level 15).
Affiliations: The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. BU authorized users (802.1X), VPN, eduroam, guest
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2012|
|Previous Automation System||Millennium||1990|
|Previous Automation System||Innopac||1987|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2011|
|Reading List Manager||Leganto||2018|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
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Record History: This listing was created on Jun 6, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 19, 2021.
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