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, the Architecture Library, the Science Library and the Health Library.
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Administration: The director of the library is Matthew Shaw, 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 Universities: High Research Activity (level 16).
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||Alma||2018|
|Previous Automation System||Symphony||1998|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1991|
|Previous Automation System||TOMUS||1986|
|Previous Automation System||INNOVAQ||1986|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Summon||2017|
|Reading List Manager||Leganto||2019|
|OpenURL Link resolver||Alma Link Resolver||2018|
|Previous Link resolver||360 Link||2009|
|Electronic Resource Management||Alma|
|Digital Asset Management||CONTENTdm|
|Web Content Management||LibGuides|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
Technology Interoperability Survey:
We are conducting a study on factors related to the selection and interoperability of technology systems in academic libraries.
|WorldCat Registry ID||931|
Record History: This listing was created on Jun 9, 1997 and was last modified on Sep 23, 2021.
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