Library details: Kentucky Library Research Collections is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Western Kentucky University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 221,000 volumes.
Other Info: The Kentucky Library Research Collections comprise a unique research center of primary sources for both the university community and general public users. Originally called the "Kentucky Library" with a mission to collect "all things Kentucky," the collection quickly grew to encompass the world. We house rare books, photographs, sheet music, rare periodicals, and specialized research collections in diverse languages or formats dating from the 15th century to today.
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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.
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2015|
|Previous Automation System||Voyager||2000|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1986|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2015|
|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 Mar 25, 2010 and was last modified on Jan 18, 2022.
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