Black Warrior College is small liberal arts college located on the Black Warrior River justoutside Tuscaloosa, AL. The co-ed non-religious based school has a student body of just over 5,000 students. Black Warrior Collegehas a wide variety of majors and noted among them areearly childhood education, women’s studies, and history. The Woodville Library (named for thefounder of Black Warrior College, James Woodville) houses around 600,000 volumes and hasaccess to a wide variety of electronic resources. Black Warrior College is also the home for theMulberry Fork Special Collection which archives history of the Black Warrior Riverand itstributaries. Woodville Library is devoted to serving its patrons, the students of Black Warrior College. In addition to books and journals, both in print and online, the library has a largecomputer lab and 300 laptop computers available for check out by students and faculty members.Woodville Library works with faculty to collect materials to fit the curriculum. The library alsoallows students to make requests for books and journals they would like to see in the library.Woodville Library has recently undergone a renovation which has allowed for the addition of 5group meeting rooms fully equipped with multimedia software, a new coffee shop with aselection of pre-package food, and a new reference area. Woodville Library has also updated itswebsite and is now looking to revamp its catalog to make it more user-friendly.
Browser format search interface
Intuitive search functionality
ISBN provides entry point for all cataloging information
Allows for fast cataloging
Online functionality i.e. hold, request, renew materials
Easy access to detailed information across the library system
Centralized request process for faculty
Library Automation Systems
: Symphony, Unicorn, DRA, Dynix Classic, and in the process of creating“Rome”, a new system.
: Intel computers on Windows 200X and Linux, IBM RS6000 on AIX,SUN on Solaris, Hewlett Packard on HPUX, and DEC Alpha on Digital UNIX.
: Acquisitions, Booking, Collection Exchange, Configuration,Reports, Reserve, Serial Control, and System Utility. Operates in several other languages inaddition to English.