Bracken Library

Bracken Library is the main library for the university. It has access to about 2.3 million books, periodicals, microforms, audiovisual materials, software, government publication maps, musical scores, archival records, and other information sources. More than 4,000 visitors—students, faculty and members of the community—use its services daily. The library also houses offices for the Center for Middletown Studies and Unified Technology Support (the Tech Center), among others.

Alexander M. Bracken, son-in-law of Frank C. Ball, one of the university's founders. Alexander M. Bracken served on Ball State's Board of Trustees from 1954 to 1980.

Year completed: 1972, renovated in 1997

Building Directory
Office of Vice President for Information Technology (Staff Directory)
Main Office: BL 101
Phone: 765-285-1034
Fax: 765-285-4260
Unified Technology Support (Staff Directory)
Main Office: BL 101
Phone: 765-285-8324
Fax: 765-285-3059