Library details: Carl A. Pescosolido Library is a School library.
This library is affiliated with Governor's Academy.
Other Info: Built in 1997, the Carl A. Pescosolido Library forms the academic core of the Academy. The library includes more than 20,000 square feet of study and research space, a 30,000-volume collection with capacity to 50,000 volumes, 175 dataports and wireless access, hundreds of periodicals, and expansive, light-filled research areas and group study rooms. The library is a member of the Northeast Massachusetts Regional Library System that provides access to interlibrary loan, supplemental reference service, information databases, and document delivery through the Boston Public Library. The library has an active presence on Classrooms on Elmstreet, the Academy’s Moodle site. The library maintains research guides, library resources, reading links and research project guides for internal users.
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Administration: The director of the library is Susan Chase .
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Koha -- ByWater Solutions||2011|
|Previous Automation System||Koha -- LibLime||2008|
|Previous Automation System||Infocentre||2005|
|Previous Automation System||Winnebago Spectrum|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the MassCat (view map)|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
Record History: This listing was created on Jul 23, 2008 and was last modified on Jan 3, 2017.
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