Library details: Cowles Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Drake University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 284,733 volumes. The library circulates 16,924 items per year. The library serves a population of 3,800 FTE Enrollment.
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Administration: The director of the library is Gillian Gremmels .
Organizational structure: The library is part of a privately-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: Doctoral/Professional Universities (level 17).
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2015|
|Previous Automation System||Symphony||2002|
|Previous Automation System||DRA||1990|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Ex Libris CDI||2015|
|Previous Discovery Index||EBSCO Discovery Service||2010|
|Electronic Resource Management||Alma|
|Digital Asset Management||CONTENTdm|
|Web Content Management||WordPress|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
Automation Survey: We are conducting a study on the automation systems used in libraries. This survey should be completed by a person familiar with your libraries use of Alma.
The 2022 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.
|WorldCat Registry ID||1016|
Record History: This listing was created on Jun 15, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 5, 2022.
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