Library details: McFarland Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Southwest Minnesota State University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 213,641 volumes. The library circulates 5,960 items per year. The library serves a population of 4,188 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: Library is managed by a Department Chair reporting to the Dean of the College of Arts, Letters and Sciences.
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Administration: The director of the library is Pam Gladis .
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: Baccalaureate Colleges-General (level 32).
|Expenditures Reported to National Center for Education Statistics|
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma*||2017|
|Previous Automation System||ALEPH 500||2005|
|Previous Automation System||PALS||1978|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2017|
|Previous Discovery Index||Summon||2013|
|OpenURL Link resolver||Summon||2014|
|Previous Link resolver||PALSconnect Linker|
|Electronic Resource Management||CUFTS ERM|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|(* This system was recently acquired and may not yet be installed)|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the MnPALS (view map)|
Record History: This listing was created on Mar 18, 1999 and was last modified on Nov 20, 2017.
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