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Linda Hall Library

Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology


Address: 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, Missouri
64110-2498
United States

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

Phone: 816-363-4600

Connect to:    Online Catalog

Library details: Linda Hall Library is a Independent Research library.
This library is affiliated with Linda Hall Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 750,000 volumes. The library circulates 3,000 items per year.

Other Info: The Linda Hall Library is the world’s foremost independent research library devoted to science, engineering, and technology. A not-for-profit, privately funded institution, the Library is open to the public free of charge and does circulate. This library shares an ILS with the Spencer Art Reference Library (of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, also in Kansas City, MO). The combined catalog was formerly called LEONARDO (named for the artist/inventor Leonardo da Vinci). LHL is a member of the Independent Research Libraries Association.

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Administration: The director of the library is Lisa Browar .

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

Collection size750,000volumes
Annual Circulation3,000transactions

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

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemVoyager2010
Previous Automation SystemHorizon1994
Previous Automation SystemNone
Discovery Service (w/index)Primo Central2010
Discovery InterfacePrimo2010
OpenURL Link resolverSFX2010
Federated search productMetaLib 
Digital Asset ManagementCONTENTdm 
Web Content ManagementWordPress 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers
libraries.org ID2294
OCLC SymbolLHL
WorldCat Registry ID99283

Record History: This listing was created on Aug 11, 1998 and was last modified on Jan 5, 2017.

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Linda Hall Library
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