Library details: Margarett and Herman Brown Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Abilene Christian University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 554,015 volumes. The library circulates 21,428 items per year. The library serves a population of 4,600 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: Online catalog of holdings, including holdings of Hardin-Simmons University, McMurry University, Howard Payne University and Abilene Public Libraries . 554,015 volumes including government documents and bound periodicals; 24,062 electronic periodical subscriptions; 1,200,941 microforms; 65,805 audiovisual items;
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Administration: The director of the library is James Wiser, Dean of Library Information Services and Educational Technology .
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: Master's Colleges and Universities: Larger Programs (level 18).
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Symphony||2002|
|Previous Automation System||DRA||1991|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||EBSCO Discovery Service||2012|
|OpenURL Link resolver||WT Cox Journal Finder||2009|
|Institutional Repository||Digital Commons|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Abilene Library Consortium (view map)|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
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 Symphony.
The 2021 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.
Technology Interoperability Survey:
We are conducting a study on factors related to the selection and interoperability of technology systems in academic libraries.
|WorldCat Registry ID||2797|
Record History: This listing was created on Aug 18, 1998 and was last modified on Nov 30, 2021.
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