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Harris County Public Library

Harris County, TX

Address: 9220 Kirby Drive
Houston, Texas
United States

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

Region: Houston Area

Phone: 713-749-9000

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Library details: Harris County Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Harris County Public Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 2,462,779 volumes. The library circulates 9,697,000 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,876,701 residents .

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Administration: The director of the library is Edward Melton .

Control: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.

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 Texas

Statistics Public
Service Population 1,876,701Residents
Collection size2,462,779volumes
Annual Circulation9,697,000transactions
Expenditures Reported to Institute of Museum and Library Services
2012 $22,927,152$2,331,571$415,945
2010 $26,200,187$3,177,084$453,427

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wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony2015
Previous Automation SystemHorizon2001
Previous Automation SystemDynix1994
Previous Automation SystemCarl1990
Previous Automation SystemUTLAS1985
Discovery Service (w/index)None2010
Previous Discovery productAquaBrowser Library
OpenURL Link resolver360 Link
Digital Asset ManagementCONTENTdm 
Web Content ManagementDrupal 
(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers ID2921
OCLC Symbolht#

Record History: This listing was created on Sep 13, 1998 and was last modified on Dec 2, 2015.

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Harris County Public Library
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