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Alexander M. Bracken Library

Ball State University

Address: 2000 University Avenue
Muncie, Indiana
United States

County: Delaware View map of all libraries in Delaware County.

Region: Mid-West

Phone: 765-285-5143

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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).

Statistics Academic
Enrollment 19,350FTE Students
Collection size1,044,502volumes
Annual Circulation253,472transactions
Expenditures Reported to National Center for Education Statistics
2012 $8,445,808$288,631$565,041$156,516$1,628,260$1,318,735

wi-fi available 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

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony1998
Previous Automation SystemNOTIS1989
Previous Automation SystemTOMUS1987
Previous Automation SystemINNOVAQ1986
Discovery Service (w/index)Summon2017
OpenURL Link resolver360 Link
Previous Link resolverSFX2005
Federated search product360 Search 
Electronic Resource Management360 Resource Manager 
Institutional RepositoryDSpace 
Digital Asset ManagementCONTENTdm 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers ID926
WorldCat Registry ID931

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 10, 1997 and was last modified on Jul 9, 2019.

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