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RBGE Library

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh


Address: 20A Inverleith Row
Edinburgh,
EH3 5LR
United Kingdom

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Library details: RBGE Library is a Special library.
This library is affiliated with Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (view map) . The collection of the library contains 85,000 volumes.

Other Info: The library at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is one of the largest botanical libraries in Europe and plays a vital role in supporting the information needs of research staff and students. The collection comprises over 85,000 books and 1,600 current periodicals. Founded in the 17th century, the Garden has the second richest collection of plant species in the world. It is first and foremost a scientific institution, dedicated to discovering and describing plants and their relationships, evolution, conservation and biology. This research is underpinned by the Gardenís internationally important collections of living and preserved plants, a large specialist library, and by modern, well-equipped laboratories.

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Organizational structure: The library is part of a privately-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.

Collection size85,000volumes
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemKoha -- PTFS Europe2016
Previous Automation SystemSymphony2004
Previous Automation SystemBibliotech PRO
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers
libraries.org ID13609
OCLC SymbolUKRBG
WorldCat Registry ID99286

Record History: This listing was created on Jan 22, 2005 and was last modified on Feb 23, 2017.

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