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Binghamton University Libraries Annex

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Binghamton University Libraries Annex
Affiliated Library
Binghamton University
Binghamton University
DescriptionThe Libraries’ Conklin, N.Y. storage facility commonly referred to as “The Annex” was established in 1999 to house important, lesser-used materials in the Libraries' collections. The items include but are not limited to print journals; many also available in electronic formats and infrequently used monographs and monographic sets.
Contact Name: Nancy Abashian
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Address: 400 Corporate Parkway, Conklin, New York 13748 United States
Postal code: 13748
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Year opened: 1999
Total Personnel: 0
Annual Budget: 0
Total Capacity (volumes): 700,000
Total Capacity (linear feet):
Building Size (square feet):
Current volume count: 650,000

Technology Systems
Inventory Management SystemCaiaSoft
Date Implemented2020

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: 74 (Degrees Fahrenheit)
Target operating humidity: 58 (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): 15