Library details: Northwestern University Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Northwestern University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 6,785,609 volumes. The library circulates 144,561 items per year. The library serves a population of 18,451 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: Member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance
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Administration: The director of the library is Sarah Pritchard .
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: Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity (level 15).
Affiliations: The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. 802.11b, authentication required
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2013|
|Previous Automation System||Voyager||1998|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1971|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2008|
|OpenURL Link resolver||Alma Link Resolver||2015|
|Previous Link resolver||SFX||2003|
|Web Content Management||Drupal|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|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.|
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 Alma.
The 2021 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.
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Record History: This listing was created on Jun 9, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 22, 2021.
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