Av. Ipiranga, 6681; Prédio 16 - Partenon
Region: Rio Grande do Sul
Library details: Biblioteca Central Irmão José Otão is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (view map) . The collection of the library contains 1,144,431 volumes. The library circulates 1,546,082 items per year. The library serves a population of 42,000 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: Using Aleph 500 version 20.01 We are using Primo (local collection, Primo Central Index and remote metasearch since Oct.6th, 2014. Library was reconstructed in 2008, with 21.000 square meters and 14 floors building. 42.000 patrons (2011). First Brazilian university library using federated searching and linking resolver systems (Metalib 3.2 and SFX 3). First South American library using SelfCheck-in machines from 3M. 3M RFID and security Products that Library is currently using: * 300.000 RFID Tags (Model D8) * 1 PadStaff Workstation (Model 895) * 10 Staff Workstations (Model 946) * 4 SelfCheck out V-Series (V4 model) * 2 SelfCheck™ System S-Series (selfcheck-in) with 5 bin SmartSorter each * 2 Digital Library Assistants - DLA (803 Model) * 2 3801 Detection System (1 corridor) * 2 3802 Detection System (2 corridors) * 2 Conversion Stations (Model 812)
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Administration: The director of the library is César Augusto Mazzillo .
Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the University level.
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. Cisco Access Points
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||ALEPH 500||1998|
|Previous Automation System||ALEPH 300||1993|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2011|
|OpenURL Link resolver||SFX||2004|
|Federated search product||MetaLib|
|Electronic Resource Management||Other|
|Digital Asset Management||Locally Developed|
|Web Content Management||Locally Developed|
|Item ID Type||RFID|
|RFID Tag Type||UHF|
|Self-Check||3M SelfCheck System V-Series|
|Automated Materials Handling||3M Sortation|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
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Record History: This listing was created on Jun 9, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 19, 2021.
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