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Leeds Library

Leeds Library

Address: 18 Commercial Street
Leeds, England
United Kingdom

Phone: (+44) (0) 11324-53071

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Library details: Leeds Library is a Independent Research library.
This library is affiliated with Leeds Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 140,000 volumes. The library circulates 36,929 items per year.

Other Info: The Leeds Library is the oldest surviving subscription library in the British Isles. The collections are particularly rich in travel, topography, biography, history and literature. There are long runs of periodicals, popular novels, children’s books and Civil War pamphlets and Reformation Tracts. About 1,500 new books and audio/visual items are added every year most of which are recommended by the members. A large proportion of the Library’s holdings is available for loan to its members.

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Administration: The director of the library is Carl Hutton .

Organizational structure: The library is part of a privately-funded organization. It operates on a For-profit financial model.

Collection size140,000volumes
Annual Circulation36,929transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemHeritage Cirqa2017
Previous Automation SystemHeritage2001
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 ID199304

Record History: This listing was created on Jan 16, 2018 and was last modified on Aug 1, 2018.

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