Northwestern University Library

Northwestern University


Address:1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, Illinois 60208 View map of all libraries in Evanston Illinois
United States

Map of Library Location (42.055512,-87.675048)

County Cook View map of all libraries in Cook County.
Phone:847-491-7658
Connect to: Library Web Site   Online Catalog
Library details: Northwestern University Library is an Academic library. This library is affiliated with Northwestern University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 5597024 volumes. The library circulates 326025 items per year. The library serves a population of 14781 students, faculty and staff.
Other Info:From the Endeavor press release: Throughout the late 1960''s and early 1970''s Northwestern continually developed "firsts" to research library automation: first online system, first circulation system, and first online catalog with real-time circulation status. Under the leadership of former University Librarian John P. McGowan, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Dr. James Aagaard, and former Library Systems Analyst Velma Veneziano, NOTIS (Northwestern Online Total Integrated System) became the system of choice for large academic and research libraries. In 1987, the University formed NOTIS Systems, Incorporated, a wholly owned company whose mission was to actively market the system.
Administration:The director of the library is Sarah Pritchard.
Affiliations:The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries.
Statistics
Service Population14781FTE students, faculty, staff
Collection size5597024volumes
Annual Circulation326025transactions
wi-fi available Wireless The library offers wireless access to the Internet. 802.11b, authentication required
Technology Profile:
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Library Automation System:Alma2013
Previous Library Automation System:Voyager1998
Previous Library Automation System:NOTIS1971
Discovery product:Primo2008
OpenURL Link resolver:SFX2003
Federated search product:MetaLib 
Institutional Repository:Fedora 
Web Content Management:Drupal 
Item ID Type:Barcode 

This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.

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Record History: This listing was added to lib-web-cats on Jun 10, 1997 and was last modified on Apr 14, 2014. This library has been accessed 55 times through lib-web-cats.
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