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University of South Carolina Library Annex and Conservation Facility

University of South Carolina Library Annex and Conservation Facility
University of South Carolina Library Annex and Conservation Facility
University of South Carolina Library Annex and Conservation Facility
Affiliated Library
University of South Carolina
University of South Carolina
DescriptionLocated in Northeast Columbia near the South Carolina State Archives, the Library Annex provides a solution to the overcrowding of the university's libraries. The advanced building was designed to store materials of academic value and maintain them in a controlled environment.
Contact Name: Nelson N. Rivera
E-mail address: nnrivera@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone Number: 803-896-0780
Address: State Park 8500 Farrow Road, Columbia, South Carolina 29203 United States
Postal code: 29203
Web site URL: https://sc.edu/library/annex
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Year opened: 1999
Total Personnel: 5
Annual Budget:
Total Capacity (volumes): 1,500,000
Total Capacity (linear feet):
Building Size (square feet): 19000
Current volume count: 1,121,162

Technology Systems
Inventory Management SystemCaiaSoft
Date Implemented2018
Previous IMSGFA Library Archival System
Date Implemented1999

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): 30
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: 50 (Degrees Fahrenheit)
Target operating humidity: 40 (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): 8