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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 4000000 volumes. The library circulates 15000000 items per year. The library serves a population of 900000 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.

Administration: The director of the library is Patrick Losinski.

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

Service Population900000residents
Collection size4000000volumes
Annual Circulation15000000transactions

NCES Statistics:
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Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Library Automation System:Polaris2012
Previous Library Automation System:Discovery Place1988
Previous Library Automation System:VTLS1984
Previous Library Automation System:Gaylord System 100 Circulation1977
Discovery product:None
Previous Discovery product:AquaBrowser Library
Federated search product:WebFeat 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.

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Identifiers ID3278

Record History: This listing was created on Sep 22, 1998 and was last modified on Jul 9, 2014.

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