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Howard University Libraries

Howard University


Address: 500 Howard Place, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20059
United States

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Library details: Howard University Libraries is an Academic library. This library is affiliated with Howard University (view map) . The collection of the library contains 2421048 volumes. The library circulates 228401 items per year.

Other Info: From the library''s web page: When Howard University opened in 1867, its library consisted of a small reading room and a few thousand books in the frame building in which classes were held. Today, the University Library System is among the nation''s larger academic and research libraries. It consists of a central library group (comprised of the Founders Library/ Undergraduate Library and four branch libraries in professional schools--Architecture, Business, Divinity, and Social Work), the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, the Health Sciences Library, the A.M. Daniel Law Library, the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center Library, and the Afro-American Studies Resource Center. Together, these facilities contain more than 2.2 million volumes; 14,000 current journal subscriptions; 3.7 million microform pieces; 6,600 manuscripts; and thousands of audio-visual items. The Library''s traditional materials and services are greatly enhanced by a growing base of electronic resources and the expanded use of information technology.

Administration: The director of the library is Howard Dodson.

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

Collection size2421048volumes
Annual Circulation228401transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Library Automation System:Voyager2012
Previous Library Automation System:Millennium2003
Previous Library Automation System:Innopac1996
Previous Library Automation System:NOTIS1990
Discovery product:Summon
Secondary Discovery:Summon
Previous Discovery product:WorldCat Local
Web Content Management:LibGuides 
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Washington Research Library Consortium

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libraries.org ID943
OCLC SymbolDHU

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 10, 1997 and was last modified on Jul 25, 2014.

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