Library details: Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois is a Consortium.
This library is affiliated with Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (view map) . The collection of the library contains 287,873,934 volumes. The library circulates 24,257,238 items per year. The library serves a population of 3,236,604 .
Other Info: The I-Share database contains over fourteen million unique bibliographic records and more than 37 million item records, representing the holdings of the 86 CARLI I-Share member institutions. The combination of this enormous consortial collection with I-Share’s resource sharing services means that I-Share library patrons have ready access to a collection that is larger than most of the world’s greatest research libraries.
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Administration: The director of the library is Anne Craig .
Organizational structure: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2018|
|Previous Automation System||Voyager||2002|
|Previous Automation System||DRA||1998|
|Previous Automation System||LCS -- Library Control System||1979|
|Previous Discovery Interface||VuFind||2008|
|OpenURL Link resolver||SFX||2005|
|Digital Asset Management||CONTENTdm|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (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.|
Technology Interoperability Survey:
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|WorldCat Registry ID||50842|
Record History: This listing was created on Mar 6, 2011 and was last modified on Jan 20, 2021.
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