Library details: Free Library of Philadelphia is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Free Library of Philadelphia (view map) . The collection of the library contains 2,811,962 volumes. The library circulates 7,503,031 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,526,006 residents .
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Administration: The director of the library is Siobhan A. Reardon .
Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.
Affiliations: The library is a member of the Urban Libraries Council .
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Symphony||2004|
|Previous Automation System||DRA||1995|
|Previous Automation System||CLSI||1985|
|Previous Discovery Interface||AquaBrowser Library|
|Federated search product||WebFeat PRISM|
|Item ID Type||RFID|
|RFID Tag Type||HF|
|(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)|
|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.
Record History: This listing was created on Jun 14, 1997 and was last modified on Jan 18, 2022.
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