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).
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||FOLIO -- EBSCO Information Services*||2023|
|Previous Automation System||Sierra||2011|
|Previous Automation System||Millennium||2006|
|Previous Automation System||DRA||1990|
|Previous Automation System||Locally developed||1976|
|Discovery Interface||EBSCO Discovery Service||2010|
|OpenURL Link resolver||LinkSource|
|Electronic Resource Management||Electronic Resource Management|
|Digital Asset Management||DSpace|
|Web Content Management||Magnolia|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|(* 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.
Record History: This listing was created on Sep 9, 1998 and was last modified on Oct 31, 2023.
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