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Other Info: The RiverShare catalog debuted on November 2, 2011, with a member network of three university libraries, three community college libraries, and 14 public libraries representing 30 separate locations. Members share costs for the automation system and delivery to and from Iowa, allowing the Quad Cities to maintain its unique custom of sharing materials across state lines. Illinois libraries receive additional delivery support through RAILS. In July, 2016, the Illinois libraries re-joined the library system in Illinois. RiverShare Libraries now consists of over 17 area library locations that RiverShare patrons can use to locate and borrow materials.
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Administration: The director of the library is Amy Groskopf .
Organizational structure: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Polaris||2011|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|Previous Discovery Interface||AquaBrowser Library|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the RiverShare Libraries (view map)|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
Automation Survey: We are conducting a study on the automation systems used in libraries. This survey should be completed by a person familiar with your libraries use of Polaris.
Record History: This listing was created on Jul 28, 2011 and was last modified on Nov 14, 2019.
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