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Wake Forest University Library Offsite Storage

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Wake Forest University Library Offsite Storage
Affiliated Library
Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University
Contact Name: Thomas Dowling
E-mail address:
Phone Number:
Address: 30th Street, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27105 United States
Postal code: 27105
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Year opened: 2010
Total Personnel: 2
Annual Budget:
Total Capacity (volumes): 400,000
Total Capacity (linear feet):
Building Size (square feet):
Current volume count: 390,000

Technology Systems
Inventory Management SystemCaiaSoft
Date Implemented2022
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): 34
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: 60 (Degrees Fahrenheit)
Target operating humidity: 40 (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): 3