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SWITCH Library Consortium

SWITCH Library Consortium

Address: 3401 South 39th Street
Mail: PO Box 343922
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
United States

County: Milwaukee View map of all libraries in Milwaukee County.

Phone: 414-382-6711

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Library details: SWITCH Library Consortium is a Consortium.
This library is affiliated with SWITCH Library Consortium (view map) . The collection of the library contains 8,304,565 volumes. The library circulates 1,180,004 items per year. The library serves a population of 113,652 .

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SWITCH, or the Southeastern Wisconsin Information Technology Exchange, is a library consortium located in Milwaukee Wisconsin. It operates an integrated library automation system with a unified database and a shared online catalog using Koha, open source software with support from ByWater Solutions. It manages EZProxy and oversees an inter-institutional delivery service that runs M-F.

The SWITCH Library Consortium consists of eight academic libraries in the Milwaukee area whose current member institutions include: Alverno College, Cardinal Stritch University, Concordia University Wisconsin, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Mount Mary University, Sacred Heart Seminary & School of Theology, Saint Francis Seminary and Wisconsin Lutheran College.

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Organizational structure: It operates on a Non-profit financial model.

Statistics Consortium
Service Population 113,652Residents
Collection size8,304,565volumes
Annual Circulation1,180,004transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemAlma2018
Previous Automation SystemKoha -- ByWater Solutions2015
Previous Automation SystemMillennium1998
Previous Automation SystemInnopac1991
Catalog EnhancementLibraryThing for Libraries 
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the SWITCH Library Consortium (view map)
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.
Identifiers ID520

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 7, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 6, 2023.

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