Library Technology Guides

Library Storage Facilities


Oklahoma State University Library North Boomer Annex

Oklahoma State University Library North Boomer Annex
Affiliated Library
Oklahoma State University
Oklahoma State University
DescriptionThe remote storage facilities are responsible for housing material from the OSU Libraries that were duplicated in the Librarys collection. Most of the materials are bound journal volumes prior to 1980 which are duplicated electronically. Lesser used Government Documents are also housed here. These materials are available upon request. Journal articles will be scanned and made available via the requestors Illiad account and books will be retrieved and placed on hold at the Edmon Low Library Circulation Desk.
Contact Name: Nicole Sump-Crethar
E-mail address:
Phone Number: 405-744-5859
Address: 1210 North Boomer, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078 United States
Postal code: 74078
Web site URL:
Permalink: Persistent URL for this listing
(Use this link to refer back to this listing.)
Year opened: 2004
Total Personnel: 4
Annual Budget:
Total Capacity (volumes): 600,000
Total Capacity (linear feet):
Building Size (square feet): 27770
Current volume count: 543,747

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: 60 (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): 1