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Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture

San Francisco Botanical Garden

Address: 1199 9th Avenue
San Francisco, California
United States

County: San Francisco View map of all libraries in San Francisco County.

Phone: 415-661-1316 Extension: 403

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Library details: Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture is a Museum library.
This library is affiliated with San Francisco Botanical Garden (view map) . The collection of the library contains 27,000 volumes.

Other Info: The Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture, established in 1972, is northern California's most comprehensive horticultural library. The library houses approximately 27,000 volumes and 350 plant and garden periodicals. The library collections cover all aspects of horticulture including gardening, garden design, botanical art, ethnobotany and pest management, with an emphasis on plants grown in Mediterranean and other mild temperate climates. The library also features a 2,000-volume children's botanical library, Sunday children's story time programs and botanical art exhibitions.

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Administration: The director of the library is Brandy Kuhl .

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

Collection size27,000volumes
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemVirtua2004
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.
Identifiers ID11682
WorldCat Registry ID85559

Record History: This listing was created on Oct 5, 2004 and was last modified on Feb 17, 2018.

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