Library details: Nelsonville Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Nelsonville Public Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 317,630 volumes. The library circulates 465,648 items per year. The library serves a population of 64,757 residents .
Other Info: The Athens County Public Libraries are a network of seven library buildings with administrative offices and central processing facilities located in the Nelsonville Public Library. The system began in 1935 as an extension service of the Nelsonville school district.
Throughout Athens County, the library maintains a collection of about 180,000 books, adding 25,000 new books every year while weeding out old books that contain outdated information. The Library also maintains subscriptions to about 130 different magazines and newspapers.
Notably, Athens County Public Libraries were the first public libraries in the US to switch to an open-source integrated library system: Koha (http://koha-community.org).
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Administration: The director of the library is Lauren MIller, Athens County Public Libraries Director .
Control: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.
See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Ohio
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Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. 802.11g no authentication required
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Koha -- ByWater Solutions||2010|
|Previous Automation System||Koha -- LibLime||2005|
|Previous Automation System||Koha -- Independent||2002|
|Previous Automation System||Spydus|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
Record History: This listing was created on Sep 1, 2002 and was last modified on Jul 13, 2016.
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