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Boston Public Library

Boston, MA

Address: 700 Boylston Street, Copley Square
Boston, Massachusetts
United States

County: Suffolk View map of all libraries in Suffolk County.

Phone: 617-536-5400

Connect to: ✔   Online Catalog

Library details: Boston Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Boston Public Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 8,947,271 volumes. The library circulates 3,673,303 items per year. The library serves a population of 625,087 residents .

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Administration: The director of the library is David Leonard .

Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.

Affiliations: The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries

Affiliations: The library is a member of the Urban Libraries Council .

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in the United States

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Massachusetts

Statistics Public
Service Population 625,087Residents
Collection size8,947,271volumes
Annual Circulation3,673,303transactions

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

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemPolaris2012
Previous Automation SystemHorizon2001
Previous Automation SystemDRA1989
Discovery Service (w/index)None
Discovery InterfaceBiblioCore2010
OpenURL Link resolverArticle Linker
Federated search productWebFeat PRISM 
Electronic Resource Management360 Resource Manager 
Digital Asset ManagementDigiTool 
Item ID TypeBarcode 
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Metro-Boston Library Network (view map)

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Identifiers ID6
WorldCat Registry ID11113

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 7, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 2, 2023.

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