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Vanderbilt University Library Annex

Vanderbilt University Library Annex
Vanderbilt University Library Annex

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Vanderbilt University Library Annex
Affiliated Library
Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University

The Library Annex is located off of the Vanderbilt University campus and is closed to visitors.

The Annex does not use a separate inventory management system. It uses the Alma ILS to process requests and assign item locations. A local spreadsheet manages space vacated and occupied.

Contact Name: Teri Bante
E-mail address:
Phone Number: 615-343-3943
Address: 3203 Hillside Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204 United States
Postal code: 37204
Web site URL:
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Year opened: 1990
Total Personnel:
Annual Budget:
Total Capacity (volumes): 1,305,967
Total Capacity (linear feet): 126528
Building Size (square feet):
Current volume count: 1,262,974

Technology Systems
Inventory Management SystemNone
Date Implemented
Integrated library system? The facility uses an ILS
rather than a dedicated inventory management system

Operational Details
Harvard Model? Does the facility generally follow the "Harvard Model"?
Materials placed in trays? Are most materials placed in trays?
Materials placed on shelves? Are most materials placed directly onto shelving?
Shelving Height (max): 12
Movable Shelving? Does the facility use movable shelving?
Robotics? Is robotic equipment used for placement and retrieval?
Operated lifts? Are manually driven lifts or used for placement and retrieval?
Shelved by Call Numbers? Materials shelved according to library-assigned call numbers?
Shelved by size? Materials shelved according to size categories?
Archival HVAC? Facility monitors and manages temperature and humidity?
Target operating temperature: 67 (Degrees Fahrenheit)
Target operating humidity: 45 (Percent)
In Library? Is the repository located inside a library?
Remote? Is the repository located remotely from the library it serves?
Max travel distance (miles): 3