Virginia Beach, VA. The Boston Public Library is now live using Aeon to manage reader requests and staff workflows for their Archives, Arts, and Rare Books & Manuscripts collections. Located in Boston, Massachusetts, the Boston Public Library is the third public library and join more than 100 institutions currently using Aeon in production.
One of only two public libraries in the United States that are members of the Association of Research Libraries, the Boston Public Library holds extensive special collections in a wide variety of subjects and formats that includes: Architectural Plans & Drawings, Fine Arts, Manuscripts & Archives, Maps, Music, Newspapers, Photographs, Prints & Drawings, and Rare Books. Boston Public Library's collections are available for the study and enjoyment of all. Anyone is welcome to make an appointment at https://readingroom.bpl.org/aeon/.
Atlas staff assisted Boston Public Library staff to configure Aeon to present a seamless experience for their readers and support local workflows throughout the implementation process. The Boston Public Library will continue to receive hosting and software support from Atlas.
We wish the Boston Public Library congratulations on their successful implementation project and welcome them to the Aeon Community.
About Atlas Systems
Since 1995 Atlas Systems has worked with libraries, archives, museums, and information repositories to facilitate and promote collection visibility and access. Starting with the ILLiad interlibrary loan management system (distributed exclusively by OCLC), Atlas now supports efficient workflows in the areas of course resource management with Ares and special collections and archives management with Aeon and ArchivesSpace. The Atlas goal is to deliver the highest quality software products and customer service for libraries, special collections, and archives to enhance staff productivity and improve service to users.
Aeon is automated request and workflow management software specifically designed for special collections, reading rooms, and archives.