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Free Library of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Address: 1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States

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

Phone: 215-686-5300

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Library details: Free Library of Philadelphia is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Free Library of Philadelphia (view map) . The collection of the library contains 2,811,962 volumes. The library circulates 7,503,031 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,526,006 residents .

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Administration: The director of the library is Siobhan A. Reardon .

Affiliations: The library is a member of the Urban Libraries Council .

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in the United States

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Pennsylvania

Statistics Public
Service Population 1,526,006Residents
Collection size2,811,962volumes
Annual Circulation7,503,031transactions
Expenditures Reported to Institute of Museum and Library Services
2012 $71,138,674$3,533,335$727,566
2010 $74,607,376$3,989,561$821,510

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Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony2004
Previous Automation SystemDRA1995
Previous Automation SystemPLUS
Discovery InterfaceVUfind2015
Previous Discovery productAquaBrowser Library
Federated search productWebFeat PRISM 
(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
(The system currently named PLUS by Geac was previously called Libs100 or Libs100PLUS from a company called CLSI.)

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Identifiers ID1068

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 15, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 20, 2015.

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Free Library of Philadelphia
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