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Northwestern University Oak Grove Library Center

Northwestern University Oak Grove Library Center
Northwestern University Oak Grove Library Center

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Northwestern University Oak Grove Library Center
Affiliated Libraries
Northwestern University
Northwestern University
Northwestern University -- Pritzker School of Law
Northwestern University -- Pritzker School of Law
Northwestern University -- Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University -- Feinberg School of Medicine
DescriptionOak Grove Library Center is a high density shelving facility with state-of-the-art climate and temperature controls. With capacity to house up to 3 million items, the Oak Grove Library Center (OGLC) is home to low-use general materials, many with online equivalents, from Northwestern University Library, the Galter Health Sciences Library and Pritzker Legal Research Center.
Contact Name: Christopher J. Karch
E-mail address: christopher.karch@northwestern.edu
Phone Number:
Address: 3095 Oak Grove Avenue, Waukegan, Illinois 60087 United States
Postal code: 60087
Web site URL: https://www.library.northwestern.edu/libraries-collections/oak-grove/
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Year opened: 2011
Total Personnel:
Annual Budget:
Total Capacity (volumes): 1,900,000
Total Capacity (linear feet):
Building Size (square feet): 12000
Current volume count: 1,900,000

Technology Systems
Inventory Management SystemGFA 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: 35 (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): 30