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North Iowa Libraries Collaborating

North Iowa Libraries Collaborating

Address: 1112 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa
United States

Region: North Central Iowa

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Library details: North Iowa Libraries Collaborating is a Consortium.
This library is affiliated with North Iowa Libraries Collaborating (view map) . The collection of the library contains 6,207,756 volumes. The library circulates 8,993,694 items per year. The library serves a population of 966,384 .

Other Info: The North Central Libraries Collaborating (NILC) automation project is called BEACON. There are currently 21 school libraries in 5 districts running the new system. The first group of public libraries to join the project will be added at the end of March or first part of April. This group includes: Bancroft, Belmond (Talbot), Britt, Burt, Callender (Heritage), Dayton, Eagle Grove, Ellsworth, Fort Dodge, Garner, Humboldt, Jewell (Montgomery Memorial), Kanawha, Lake Mills, Lakota, Livermore, Rockwell, Steamboat Rock, Titonka, Webster City (Kendall Young), Wesley, West Bend and Whittemore.

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Administration: The director of the library is Nathan Clark .

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

Statistics Consortium
Service Population 966,384Residents
Collection size6,207,756volumes
Annual Circulation8,993,694transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemLibrary.Solution2009
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the North Iowa Libraries Collaborating (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 Library.Solution.

Technology Interoperability Survey:
We are conducting a study on factors related to the selection and interoperability of technology systems in academic libraries.

Identifiers ID58078

Record History: This listing was created on Dec 31, 2009 and was last modified on Nov 25, 2021.

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