Library details: Penrose Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Whitman College (view map) . The collection of the library contains 613,670 volumes. The library circulates 61,945 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,471 FTE Enrollment.
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Administration: The director of the library is Dalia Corkrum .
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).
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2015|
|Previous Automation System||Millennium||2001|
|Previous Automation System||Innopac||1990|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2012|
|Previous Discovery Index||EBSCO Discovery Service||2009|
|OpenURL Link resolver||Alma Link Resolver||2014|
|Previous Link resolver||360 Link||2005|
|Institutional Repository||Digital Commons|
|Digital Asset Management||Islandora|
|Archives Management||Archivists Tool Kit|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|Automated Materials Handling||None|
|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.|
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 Alma.
The 2021 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.
Technology Interoperability Survey:
We are conducting a study on factors related to the selection and interoperability of technology systems in academic libraries.
|WorldCat Registry ID||4729|
Record History: This listing was created on Jun 6, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 19, 2021.
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