Region: Western New York
Library details: Center for Inquiry Libraries is a Special library.
This library is affiliated with Center for Inquiry. The collection of the library contains 72,000 volumes. The library circulates 0 items per year.
Other Info: The Center for Inquiry is an umbrella organization that provides services for the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI, formerly CSICOP) and the Council for Secular Humanism. We are a member of OCLC, Western New York Library Resources Council (WNYLRC), www.newyorkheritage.org, and the Digital Public Library of America (dp.la) . We have world-class collections in skepticism, the paranormal, occult and supernatural for the CSI side, and free thought, humanism and the related disciplines for the Council side. We also have strong collections in science, magic (conjuring), philosophy, alternative medical claims and religion. The Libraries have a periodical collection, a rare books room, archives, microfilm and fiche, and AV materials relating to the core mission of CFI. A few of the special collections include the Martin Gardner Papers (on skepticism), Paul Edward Papers (philosophy), the False Memory Syndrome Foundation papers, and the Martin T. Orne Collection (hypnotism and the law, and psychology).
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Administration: The director of the library is Timothy Binga, Director, Center for Inquiry Libraries .
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. Wireless available outside the main library area
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||CyberTools for Libraries||2006|
|Previous Automation System||Amlib||2002|
|Previous Automation System||LePac||1996|
|Digital Asset Management||CONTENTdm|
|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.|
Record History: This listing was created on Oct 9, 2002 and was last modified on Jan 19, 2021.
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