Library details: Jake and Nancy Hamon Arts Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Southern Methodist University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 176,899 volumes. The library circulates 15,149 items per year.
Other Info: Located in the Meadows School of the Arts, the Hamon Library is a 46,000 square foot, four floor facility which houses SMU's collections in art, arts administration, cinema, dance, music, and theater, including 175,000 cataloged books and scores, 30,000 audio and video recordings, and 265 current periodical subscriptions. The library contains an audio-visual center, computer lab, exhibition spaces, a meeting room, group and individual studies, and a secure, climate controlled Special Collections area, which includes the Jerry Bywaters Collection on Art of the Southwest, the McCord/Renshaw Collection of film, theater and dance in Texas, the Greer Garson Collection, and the Paul Van Katwijk Music Collection. The G. William Jones Film and Video Collection, housed in the lower lever of the Greer Garson Theater, houses the library''s collection of film in all formats, and includes significant collections in film history, such as the Tyler, Texas Black Film Collection.
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Administration: The director of the library is Jolene de Verges .
Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the University level.
|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.|
Record History: This listing was created on Nov 26, 2000 and was last modified on Mar 19, 2021.
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