2000 University Avenue
Library details: Alexander M. Bracken Library is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Ball State University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 1,044,502 volumes. The library circulates 253,472 items per year. The library serves a population of 19,350 FTE Enrollment.
Other Info: Library system includes the Alexander M. Bracken Library, and the Architecture Library, and Science-Health Science Library.
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Administration: The director of the library is Arthur W. Hafner, Dean of University Libraries .
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/Research Universities-Intensive (level 16).
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Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. BSUGUEST Wifi network open for use by anyone, BSUSECURE is protected for use by Students, Staff, and Faculty
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Symphony||1998|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1989|
|Previous Automation System||TOMUS||1987|
|Previous Automation System||INNOVAQ||1986|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Summon|
|OpenURL Link resolver||360 Link|
|Previous Link resolver||SFX||2005|
|Federated search product||360 Search|
|Electronic Resource Management||360 Resource Manager|
|Digital Asset Management||CONTENTdm|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
|WorldCat Registry ID||931|
Record History: This listing was created on Jun 10, 1997 and was last modified on Apr 6, 2018.
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