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Yale University Library Shelving Facility

Yale University Library Shelving Facility
Yale University Library Shelving Facility

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Yale University Library Shelving Facility
Affiliated Library
Yale University
Yale University
Contact Name: Gary Burcheski
E-mail address:
Phone Number: 203-432-9133
Address: 147 Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden, Connecticut 06517-2731 United States
Postal code: 06517-2731
Web site URL:
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Year opened: 1998
Total Personnel:
Annual Budget:
Total Capacity (volumes):
Total Capacity (linear feet):
Building Size (square feet):
Current volume count: 8,500,000

Technology Systems
Inventory Management SystemGFA Library Archival System
Date Implemented1998
Previous IMSNone

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: 30 (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