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University of Virginia Ivy Stacks

University of Virginia Ivy Stacks
University of Virginia Ivy Stacks

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University of Virginia Ivy Stacks
Affiliated Library
University of Virginia
University of Virginia
Contact Name: Esther E. Onega
E-mail address:
Phone Number: 434-924-0982
Address: 2450 Old Ivy Road, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 United States
Postal code: 22903
Web site URL:
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Year opened: 1996
Total Personnel: 3
Annual Budget:
Total Capacity (volumes): 5,000,000
Total Capacity (linear feet):
Building Size (square feet):
Current volume count: 1,382,947

Technology Systems
Inventory Management SystemCaiaSoft
Date Implemented2018
Previous IMSGFA Library Archival System
Date Implemented2011

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): 1