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Kenyon College Storage Facility

Kenyon College Storage Facility
Kenyon College Storage Facility

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Kenyon College Storage Facility
Affiliated Library
Kenyon College
Kenyon College
DescriptionThe Kenyon Library Storage Facility was constructed as a repository for a majority of the library's collection during a two-year period of construction of a new library on the same site as the previous one. At then end of construction, the library will maintain half of the building space for continued use.
Contact Name: Chris Hudson
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Address: 301 H Duff Street, Gambier, Ohio 43022 United States
Postal code: 43022
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Year opened: 2018
Total Personnel:
Annual Budget:
Total Capacity (volumes): 550,000
Total Capacity (linear feet): 55176
Building Size (square feet):
Current volume count: 483,671

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): 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: 70 (Degrees Fahrenheit)
Target operating humidity: 50 (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): 2