Library details: Albert B. Alkek Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Texas State University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 3,275,449 volumes. The library circulates 159,261 items per year. The library serves a population of 38,666 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: We also manage a data repository (Dataverse). Our volume count is tangibles only (print + media) - e-resources are not included in this count nor can we provide a volume count for e.
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Administration: The director of the library is Joan Heath, Assistant Vice President, University Library .
Organizational structure: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.
Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the University level. The Carnegie Foundation designates this institution as: Master's Colleges and Universities I (level 21).
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Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Sierra||2011|
|Previous Automation System||Millennium||2006|
|Previous Automation System||DRA||1990|
|Previous Automation System||Locally developed||1976|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||EBSCO Discovery Service||2010|
|OpenURL Link resolver||LinkSource|
|Electronic Resource Management||Electronic Resource Management|
|Digital Asset Management||DSpace|
|Web Content Management||Magnolia|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
Automation Survey: The 2017 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library
Record History: This listing was created on Sep 9, 1998 and was last modified on Nov 8, 2017.
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