Library details: Texas Tech University Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Texas Tech University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 3,541,274 volumes. The library circulates 201,600 items per year. The library serves a population of 29,384 FTE Enrollment.
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Administration: The director of the library is Dr. Bella K. Gerlich, Dean of Libraries .
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: Doctoral/Research Universities-Extensive (level 15).
Affiliations: The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. authentication required
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2014|
|Previous Automation System||ALEPH 500||2002|
|Previous Automation System||DRA||1991|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2016|
|Previous Discovery Index||EBSCO Discovery Service||2014|
|OpenURL Link resolver||Alma Link Resolver||2015|
|Previous Link resolver||SFX|
|Federated search product||MetaLib|
|Electronic Resource Management||ALMA|
|Web Content Management||Omni Update|
|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 2019 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library
Student Success Survey:
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|WorldCat Registry ID||2942|
Record History: This listing was created on Jun 16, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 27, 2020.
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