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University of Reading Library

University of Reading

Address: Pepper Lane
Mail: Whiteknights
Reading, England
United Kingdom

County: Berkshire

Phone: (+44) (0) 11837-88770

Connect to: ✔   Online Catalog

Library details: University of Reading Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with University of Reading (view map) . The collection of the library contains 1,082,461 volumes.

Other Info: Member of SCONUL

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Administration: The director of the library is Stuart Hunt .

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

Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the University level.

Affiliations: The library is a UK Higher Education institution.

Collection size1,082,461volumes

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. Eduroam

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony1997
Previous Automation SystemPLUS1988
Previous Automation SystemSWALCAP1981
Previous Automation SystemALS1977
Discovery Service (w/index)Ex Libris CDI2013
Discovery InterfaceSummon2013
Reading List ManagerTalis Aspire2015
Research Services ToolEPrints
OpenURL Link resolver360 Link2011
Electronic Resource Management360 Resource Manager 
Institutional RepositoryEPrints 
Archives ManagementADLIB 
Web Content ManagementActiveEdition 
Item ID TypeRFID 
RFID Provider2CQR 
Self-Check2CQR Phoenix 
Automated Materials Handling2CQR Libretto 
(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)
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.
(The system currently named PLUS by Geac was previously called Libs100 or Libs100PLUS from a company called CLSI.)

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 Symphony.

Identifiers ID818
WorldCat Registry ID87494

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 7, 1997 and was last modified on Oct 30, 2023.

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