Library details: Waidner-Spahr Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Dickinson College (view map) . The collection of the library contains 492,695 volumes. The library circulates 27,945 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,887 FTE Enrollment.
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Administration: The director of the library is Eleanor Mitchell .
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||2018|
|Previous Automation System||Symphony||1995|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2018|
|Previous Discovery Index||EBSCO Discovery Service||2012|
|Discovery Interface||Primo VE||2018|
|Reading List Manager||SpringShare|
|Previous Link resolver||360 Link|
|Institutional Repository||Digital Commons|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|Automated Materials Handling||None|
|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.|
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Record History: This listing was created on Jun 6, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 18, 2022.
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