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RBGE Library

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Address: 20A Inverleith Row
United Kingdom

Phone: (+44) (0) 13124-82853

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Library details: RBGE Library is a Special library.
This library is affiliated with Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (view map) . The collection of the library contains 85,000 volumes.

Other Info: The library at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is one of the largest botanical libraries in Europe and plays a vital role in supporting the information needs of research staff, students and the general public. The collection includes more than 60,000 books and 600 current periodicals as well as important collections of maps, nursery catalogues, photographs and original botanical art. The Archives house unique records from the Garden's history including correspondence, diaries and collecting notebooks relating to individuals associated with the Garden, e.g. George Forrest, Joseph Rock and many others. The Library is open for reference use by the general public.

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Administration: The director of the library is Lorna Mitchell .

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

Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the University level.

Collection size85,000volumes

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemKoha -- PTFS Europe2016
Previous Automation SystemSymphony2004
Previous Automation SystemBibliotech PRO
Archives ManagementAtom 
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: The 2018 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library

Identifiers ID13609
WorldCat Registry ID99286

Record History: This listing was created on Jan 22, 2005 and was last modified on Nov 9, 2018.

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