Library details: Linda Hall Library is a Independent Research library.
This library is affiliated with Linda Hall Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 860,000 volumes. The library circulates 30,000 items per year.
Other Info: The Linda Hall Library is the world’s foremost independent research library devoted to science, engineering, and technology. A not-for-profit, privately funded institution, the Library is open to the public free of charge and does circulate. This library shares an ILS with the Spencer Art Reference Library (of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, also in Kansas City, MO). The combined catalog was formerly called LEONARDO (named for the artist/inventor Leonardo da Vinci). LHL is a member of the Independent Research Libraries Association.
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Administration: The director of the library is Lisa Browar .
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.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2018|
|Previous Automation System||Voyager||2010|
|Previous Automation System||Horizon||1994|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2010|
|OpenURL Link resolver||SFX||2010|
|Digital Asset Management||CONTENTdm|
|Web Content Management||WordPress|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|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.|
Technology Interoperability Survey:
We are conducting a study on factors related to the selection and interoperability of technology systems in academic libraries.
|WorldCat Registry ID||99283|
Record History: This listing was created on Aug 10, 1998 and was last modified on Jan 19, 2021.
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