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Iowa State University Library Storage Building

Iowa State University Library Storage Building
Iowa State University Library Storage Building

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Iowa State University Library Storage Building
Affiliated Libraries
Iowa State University
Iowa State University
Iowa State University -- College of Veterinary Medicine
Iowa State University -- College of Veterinary Medicine
DescriptionThe Library Storage Building (LSB) houses lesser-used books and journals from the ISU Library's general collections. The LSB is closed to the public, but items can be requested for delivery to either the Parks Library Circulation Desk or the Veterinary Medical Library.
Contact Name: Jake Eddy
E-mail address: jaeddy@iastate.edu
Phone Number: 515-294-0444
Address: 2318 Wanda Daley Drive, Ames, Iowa 50011 United States
Postal code: 50011
Web site URL: http://www.lib.iastate.edu/info/6291
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Year opened: 1997
Total Personnel: 1
Annual Budget:
Total Capacity (volumes): 800,000
Total Capacity (linear feet): 75122
Building Size (square feet): 16611
Current volume count: 655,000

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): 9
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: 60 (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): 1