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Christchurch Central Library
Te Kete Wānanga o Ōtākaro

Christchurch City Council, New Zealand

Address: 89 Gloucester Street
New Zealand

Region: Canterbury

Phone: +6439417923

Connect to:    Online Catalog

Library details: Christchurch Central Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Christchurch City Libraries (view map) . The collection of the library contains 133,776 volumes. The library circulates 427,954 items per year.

Other Info: Central Library has been closed since 22 February 2011, because of eathquake damge to it and surrounding buildings. To provide some service in the CBD one smaller library with about 40,000 volumes was opened in July 2011 and another, with about 70,000 volumes, in December 2011. The first library has since changed location twice. Volume and circulation statistics are combined for both of these libraries. (A new central library is being planned to open in 2018)

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Administration: The director of the library is Carolyn Robertson .

Collection size133,776volumes
Annual Circulation427,954transactions

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. http and https only

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony2004
Previous Automation SystemDRA1986
Previous Automation SystemOTHER1975
Previous Automation SystemOTHER1958
Discovery InterfaceBiblioCore2011
OpenURL Link resolver360 Link
Federated search product360 Search 
RFID ProviderFE Technologies 
RFID Tag TypeHF 
(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)
Identifiers ID43722

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 22, 2009 and was last modified on Jun 30, 2016.

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Christchurch Central Library
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