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Columbus Metropolitan Library

Columbus, OH


Address: 96 South Grant Avenue
Columbus, Ohio
43215-4702
United States

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

Phone: 614-645-2275

Connect to:    Online Catalog

Library details: Columbus Metropolitan Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Columbus Metropolitan Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 1464406 volumes. The library circulates 15058583 items per year. The library serves a population of 850548 residents .

Other Info: November, 1988: Discovery Place, a computerized card catalog, goes on-line the day after Thanksgiving 1988. Discovery Place replaces the old ComCats and VTLS systems.

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Administration: The director of the library is Patrick Losinski .

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 Ohio

Statistics Public
Service Population 850,548Residents
Collection size1,464,406volumes
Annual Circulation15,058,583transactions
Expenditures Reported to Institute of Museum and Library Services
YearTotalTechBooksEBooksSerialE-Serials
2012 $56,065,780$3,689,350$1,680,591
2010 $43,595,207$2,538,683$706,361

NCES Statistics:
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Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemPolaris2012
Previous Automation SystemDiscovery Place1988
Previous Automation SystemVTLS1984
Previous Automation SystemGaylord System 100 Circulation1977
Discovery Service (w/index)None
Previous Discovery productAquaBrowser Library
Federated search productWebFeat PRISM 
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Columbus Metropolitan Library
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers
libraries.org ID3278
OCLC SymbolOCO
NCES FSCSKEYOH0057
NCES LIBID157C

Record History: This listing was created on Sep 22, 1998 and was last modified on Mar 16, 2015.

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