Library details: Huntington Library is a Independent Research library.
This library is affiliated with Huntington Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 900,000 volumes. The library circulates 28,000 items per year.
Other Info: The Huntington Library is one the world's great independent research libraries, with more than eleven million items spanning the 11th to 21st centuries. These extraordinary and diverse materials are centered on fourteen intersecting collection strengths: British history; early printed books; Hispanic history and culture; history of science, medicine, and technology; literature in English; maps and atlases; medieval manuscripts; prints, posters, and ephemera; photography; Pacific Rim; California; Western American history; American history; and architecture.
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Administration: The director of the library is Sandra Brooke .
Organizational structure: The library is part of a publicly-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||Sierra||2015|
|Previous Automation System||Millennium||2000|
|Previous Automation System||Innopac||1991|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Summon||2020|
|Electronic Resource Management||None|
|Digital Asset Management||CONTENTdm|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|Automated Materials Handling||None|
|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: 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 Sierra.
Technology Interoperability Survey:
We are conducting a study on factors related to the selection and interoperability of technology systems in academic libraries.
Record History: This listing was created on Jun 6, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 22, 2021.
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