Library details: New York Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with New York Public Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 15985192 volumes. The library circulates 16556899 items per year.
Other Info: The New York Public Library was created in 1895 with the consolidation of the private libraries of John Jacob Astor and James Lenox with Samuel Jones Tilden Trust. The Library provides free open access to its physical and electronic collections and information as well as to its services. It comprises four research centers-the Humanities and Social Science Library; The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts; the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; and the Science, Industry and Business Library-and 87 Branch Libraries in Manhattan, Staten Island, and the Bronx. Research and circulating collections combined total more than 50 million items including materials for the visually impaired. In addition, each year the Library presents thousands of exhibitions and public programs, which include classes in technology, literacy, and English as a second language.
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Administration: The director of the library is Anthony Marx, President .
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Sierra*||2014|
|Previous Automation System||Millennium||2008|
|Previous Automation System||Dynix||1994|
|Previous Automation System||TOMUS||1984|
|Previous Automation System||Locally developed||1973|
|Previous Discovery product||Encore|
|Federated search product||WebFeat PRISM|
|(* This system was recently acquired and may not yet be installed)|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
Archives and Museum Survey:
|WorldCat Registry ID||21196|
Record History: This listing was created on Dec 29, 1999 and was last modified on Jul 27, 2014.
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