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Florida Academic Repository

Florida Academic Repository
Florida Academic Repository

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Florida Academic Repository
Affiliated Library
University of Florida
University of Florida
DescriptionThe FLorida Academic REpository (FLARE) is the statewide shared collection of low use print materials from academic libraries in Florida. FLARE is administratively hosted by the University of Florida and is currently held and managed out of two library facilities: The UF Interim Library Facility (ILF), which also houses Digital Production Services and Conservation, and the UF Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF), which also houses UF Storage and the Government Documents Cataloging Unit. Both are off campus facilities located near the airport in Gainesville Florida.
Contact Name: Tabatha Pursley
E-mail address:
Phone Number: 352-273-2549
Address: 4040 NE 49th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32609 United States
Postal code: 32609
Web site URL:
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Year opened: 2012
Total Personnel:
Annual Budget:
Total Capacity (volumes):
Total Capacity (linear feet):
Building Size (square feet):
Current volume count: 1,477,885

Technology Systems
Inventory Management SystemCaiaSoft
Date Implemented2019
Previous IMSGFA Library Archival System
Date Implemented2010

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: (Degrees Fahrenheit)
Target operating humidity: (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): 10