Library details: Boston Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Boston Public Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 8,947,271 volumes. The library circulates 3,673,303 items per year. The library serves a population of 625,087 residents .
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Administration: The director of the library is David Leonard .
Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.
Affiliations: The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries
Affiliations: The library is a member of the Urban Libraries Council .
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Polaris||2012|
|Previous Automation System||Horizon||2001|
|Previous Automation System||DRA||1989|
|OpenURL Link resolver||Article Linker|
|Federated search product||WebFeat PRISM|
|Electronic Resource Management||360 Resource Manager|
|Digital Asset Management||DigiTool|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Metro-Boston Library Network (view map)|
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Record History: This listing was created on Jun 6, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 19, 2021.
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