Library details: Western Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Western Washington University (view map) . 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 Mark Greenberg .
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: Larger Programs (level 18).
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 6, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 19, 2021.
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