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Georgia Tech Remote Storage Library Service Center

Georgia Tech Remote Storage Library Service Center
Georgia Tech Remote Storage Library Service Center

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Georgia Tech Remote Storage Library Service Center
Affiliated Libraries
Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology
Emory University
Emory University
DescriptionThe Georgia Tech Library and Emory University Libraries operate a state-of-the-art, climate-controlled service facility known as the Library Service Center (LSC). About 95 percent of Georgia Tech’s physical collection is housed in the LSC, freeing up valuable space in the Price Gilbert Library and Crosland buildings for student and faculty use. Students, Faculty, and Staff from both Emory and Georgia Tech are able to use the center.
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Phone Number: 404-727-1400
Address: 1260 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30306 United States
Postal code: 30306
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Year opened: 2016
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Total Capacity (volumes): 4,000,000
Total Capacity (linear feet): 514080
Building Size (square feet):
Current volume count: 2,128,286

Technology Systems
Inventory Management SystemCaiaSoft
Date Implemented2019
Previous IMSMEYER Fulfillment

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): 32
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: 35 (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): 5