Other Info: The Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library is a specialized collection devoted to the study of temperate woody plants. We collect works on botany, horticulture, floras, urban forestry and taxonomy. The library contains more than 25,000 volumes and 40,000 photographs, and includes an archive that both documents the Arboretumís history and is a repository for 19th, 20th, and 21st century horticultural and botanical collections.
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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.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2016|
|Previous Automation System||ALEPH 500|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2014|
|Previous Discovery Interface||AquaBrowser Library||2009|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
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Record History: This listing was created on Oct 4, 1999 and was last modified on Oct 28, 2021.
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