Library details: L. Mendel Rivers Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Charleston Southern University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 291,000 volumes. The library circulates 8,700 items per year. The library serves a population of 3,000 FTE Enrollment.
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Administration: The director of the library is Eric Kistler .
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: Medium Programs (level 19).
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. 802.11b
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2018|
|Previous Automation System||Symphony||2002|
|Previous Automation System||DRA||1993|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Ex Libris CDI||2018|
|Previous Discovery Index||EBSCO Discovery Service||2013|
|Previous Discovery Interface||EBSCO Discovery Service||2013|
|Federated search product||None|
|Electronic Resource Management||None|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries (view map)|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
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Record History: This listing was created on Oct 12, 2000 and was last modified on Jan 6, 2023.
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