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Christchurch City Libraries
Ngā Kete Wānanga

Christchurch City Council, New Zealand

Address: PO Box 73045
New Zealand

Region: Canterbury

Phone: +64-3-941-7923

Connect to: ✔   Online Catalog

Library details: Christchurch City Libraries is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Christchurch City Libraries (view map) . The collection of the library contains 1,161,000 volumes. The library circulates 4,745,330 items per year. The library serves a population of 398,520 residents .

Other Info: Covid-19 affected circulation in 2020, when libraries were closed for eight weeks. Physical issues dropped by 15.6%, but digital downloads increased by 40.6%

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Administration: The director of the library is Carolyn Robertson .

Statistics Public
Service Population 398,520Residents
Collection size1,161,000volumes
Annual Circulation4,745,330transactions

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. http and https at most locations

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony2004
Previous Automation SystemDRA1986
Previous Automation SystemALS1975
Previous Automation SystemOTHER1958
Discovery InterfaceBiblioCore2011
OpenURL Link resolverFull Text Finder
Previous Link resolver360 Link
Web Content ManagementBiblioWeb 
RFID ProviderFE Technologies 
RFID Tag TypeHF 
(* 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.
The 2021 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.

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

Identifiers ID1107

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 14, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 22, 2021.

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