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Library details: Idaho LYNX! Consortium is a Consortium.
This library is affiliated with Idaho LYNX! Consortium (view map) . The collection of the library contains 1,506,316 volumes. The library circulates 6,300,000 items per year.
Other Info: Boise Public Library installed the first automated circulation system in Idaho in 1975 and was one of the first libraries nationwide to use such a system. The original consortium was formed in the late 1970s with an agreement between Boise Public Library, Nampa Public Library, Caldwell Public Library, and Twin Falls Public Library. Within months of this formation, these libraries were also on the automated circulation system. In 1995, the consortium migrated to Dynix and the following libraries has since joined the consortium: Ada Community Library,Eagle Public Library, Emmett Public Library, Garden City Library, Hailey Public Library, Meridian Library District, and Mountain Home Public Library.
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Administration: The director of the library is Kevin Booe .
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Polaris||2015|
|Previous Automation System||Horizon||2005|
|Previous Automation System||Dynix||1995|
|Previous Automation System||CLSI||1975|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Idaho Lynx Consortium (view map)|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
|WorldCat Registry ID||54233|
Record History: This listing was created on Nov 24, 2006 and was last modified on Jan 2, 2017.
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