Library details: Fondren Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Southern Methodist University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 1,730,745 volumes. The library circulates 43,236 items per year.
Other Info: The Fondren Library is the main library at Southern Methodist University. It houses the primary library stacks, the Science and Engineering Library, the Foscue Map Library, Technology Services and Reference Services.
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Administration: The director of the library is Gillian McCombs, Dean and Director - Central University Libraries .
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.
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2015|
|Previous Automation System||Voyager||1999|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1988|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2015|
|Previous Discovery Index||Summon|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
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|WorldCat Registry ID||88132|
Record History: This listing was created on Nov 26, 2000 and was last modified on Oct 28, 2021.
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