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National Library of Scotland


Address: George IV Bridge
Edinburgh, Scotland
United Kingdom

Region: Scotland

Phone: (+44) (0) 13162-33700

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Library details: National Library of Scotland is a National library.
This library is affiliated with National Library of Scotland (view map) . The collection of the library contains 14,000,000 volumes.

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Administration: The director of the library is John Scally .

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

Collection size14,000,000volumes
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemAlma2018
Previous Automation SystemVoyager2000
Previous Automation SystemVTLS1988
Previous Automation SystemSCOLCAP1985
Previous Automation SystemLOCAS1978
Discovery Service (w/index)Primo Central2018
Previous Discovery IndexSummon2011
Discovery InterfacePrimo2018
Previous Discovery InterfaceAquaBrowser Library2008
OpenURL Link resolverAlma Link Resolver2018
Previous Link resolver360 Link2009
Federated search productWebFeat PRISM 
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.

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 Alma.

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

Identifiers ID2772
WorldCat Registry ID57311

Record History: This listing was created on Sep 6, 1998 and was last modified on Nov 22, 2021.

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