Northwestern University Oak Grove Library Center
Description Oak 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.
Christopher J. Karch
3095 Oak Grove Avenue, Waukegan, Illinois 60087 United States
Web site URL:
https://librarytechnology.org/storagefacility/66 (Use this link to refer back to this listing.)
Total Capacity (volumes):
Total Capacity (linear feet):
Building Size (square feet):
Current volume count:
Inventory Management System GFA Library Archival System
Date Implemented 2011
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):
Does the facility use movable shelving?
Is robotic equipment used for placement and retrieval?
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?
Facility monitors and manages temperature and humidity?
Target operating temperature:
50 (Degrees Fahrenheit)
Target operating humidity:
Is the repository located inside a library?
Is the repository located remotely from the library it serves?
Max travel distance (miles):