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Boston Public Library

Boston, MA

Address: 700 Boylston Street, Copley Square
Boston, Massachusetts
United States

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

Phone: 617-536-5400

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Library details: Boston Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Boston Public Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 15686902 volumes. The library circulates 2419145 items per year. The library serves a population of 569165 residents .

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Administration: The director of the library is Amy Ryan .

Affiliations: The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries

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

Statistics Public
Service Population 569,165Residents
Collection size15,686,902volumes
Annual Circulation2,419,145transactions

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

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemPolaris2012
Previous Automation SystemHorizon2001
Previous Automation SystemDRA1989
Discovery Service (w/index)BiblioCommons2010
OpenURL Link resolverArticle Linker
Federated search productWebFeat PRISM 
Electronic Resource Management360 Resource Manager 
Digital Asset ManagementDigiTool 
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Metro-Boston Library Network

Automation Survey: The 2014 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library

Identifiers ID6

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 7, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 24, 2015.

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