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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 8947271 volumes. The library circulates 3673303 items per year. The library serves a population of 625087 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 .

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in the United States

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Massachusetts

Statistics Public
Service Population 625,087Residents
Collection size8,947,271volumes
Annual Circulation3,673,303transactions
Expenditures Reported to Institute of Museum and Library Services
2012 $34,871,750$2,641,075$430,740
2010 $37,104,393$3,164,702$560,149

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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 InterfaceBiblioCommons2010
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
Identifiers ID6

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 7, 1997 and was last modified on Mar 26, 2015.

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