Library details: Western Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Western Washington University. The collection of the library contains 1,256,125 volumes. The library circulates 238,502 items per year. The library serves a population of 13,963 FTE Enrollment.
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Administration: The director of the library is Christopher Cox .
Organizational structure: The library is part of a publicly-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: Master's Colleges and Universities I (level 21).
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. Broadband wireless offered throughout campus; access available only to faculty and students.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2012|
|Previous Automation System||Millennium||1999|
|Previous Automation System||Innopac||1995|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2012|
|Catalog Enhancement||LibraryThing for Libraries|
|OpenURL Link resolver||360 Link||2011|
|Previous Link resolver||SFX|
|Electronic Resource Management||360 Resource Manager|
|Digital Asset Management||CONTENTdm|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Orbis Cascade Alliance (view map)|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
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Record History: This listing was created on Jun 7, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 24, 2020.
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