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Albert B. Alkek Library

Texas State University

Address: 601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas
United States

County: Hays View map of all libraries in Hays County.

Phone: 512-245-2686

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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 2,616,473 volumes. The library circulates 141,606 items per year. The library serves a population of 38,644 FTE Enrollment.

Other Info: We also manage a data repository (Dataverse).

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Administration: The director of the library is Joan Heath, Associate Vice President, University Library .

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 Universities: High Research Activity (level 16).

Statistics Academic
Enrollment 38,644FTE Students
Collection size2,616,473volumes
Annual Circulation141,606transactions

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemFOLIO -- EBSCO Information Services*2023
Previous Automation SystemSierra2011
Previous Automation SystemMillennium2006
Previous Automation SystemDRA1990
Previous Automation SystemLocally developed1976
Discovery InterfaceEBSCO Discovery Service2010
OpenURL Link resolverLinkSource
Electronic Resource ManagementElectronic Resource Management 
Institutional RepositoryDSpace 
Digital Asset ManagementDSpace 
Archives ManagementArchivesSpace 
Web Content ManagementMagnolia 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
(* This system was recently acquired and may not yet be installed)
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 FOLIO -- EBSCO Information Services.
The 2023 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.

Identifiers ID2833

Record History: This listing was created on Sep 9, 1998 and was last modified on Oct 31, 2023.

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