Library details: Merrimack Valley Library Consortium is a Consortium.
This library is affiliated with Merrimack Valley Library Consortium (view map) . The collection of the library contains 21,304,331 volumes. The library circulates 48,606,894 items per year. The library serves a population of 5,354,725 .
Other Info: The Merrimack Valley Library Consortium is a network of public libraries serving thirty-six communities throughout the Merrimack Valley region of Massachusetts.
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Administration: The director of the library is Kristin Slater .
Organizational structure: The library is part of a privately-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. 802.11a/b/g/n, authentication, encrypted
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Symphony||2017|
|Previous Automation System||Evergreen -- Independent||2011|
|Previous Automation System||Horizon||2001|
|Previous Automation System||CLSI||1990|
|Previous Automation System||GLIS||1988|
|Catalog Enhancement||Syndetics Unbound|
|Electronic Resource Management||eResource Central|
|Digital Asset Management||Portfolio|
|Web Content Management||WordPress|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|Self-Check||3M SelfCheck System Model 8420|
|Automated Materials Handling||3M Sortation|
|(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium (view map)|
|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 Symphony.
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Record History: This listing was created on Jun 14, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 18, 2022.
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