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 3,350,825 volumes. The library circulates 182,898 items per year. The library serves a population of 38,808 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: We use a web content management system called Magnolia and archives software called Archivematica (the form only seems to allow entry of items in your product directory). Also we are starting to maintain 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 .
Control: 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|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
Record History: This listing was created on Sep 9, 1998 and was last modified on Dec 12, 2016.
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