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Joint Library Facility

Joint Library Facility
Joint Library Facility

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Joint Library Facility
Affiliated Libraries
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University
University of Texas -- Austin
University of Texas -- Austin
DescriptionThe Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) and the University of Texas System (UTS) collaborated to build the Joint Library Facility (JLF), a high density print repository facility on Texas A&M University (TAMU) – Rellis Campus in 2013. This facility allows all libraries in both university systems to store print items on its shelves and rests on the foundation of the Resource In Common (RIC) model.
Contact Name: Wyoma vanDuinkerken
E-mail address:
Phone Number: 979-458-5900
Address: 1568 Warehouse Road, Bryan, Texas 77807 United States
Postal code: 77807
Web site URL:
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Year opened: 2013
Total Personnel:
Annual Budget:
Total Capacity (volumes):
Total Capacity (linear feet):
Building Size (square feet): 18000
Current volume count: 1,340,000

Technology Systems
Inventory Management SystemCaiaSoft
Date Implemented2021
Previous IMSGFA Library Archival 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): 20
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: (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):