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Catalonian Public Reading System

Generalitat de Catalunya -- Ministry of Culture

Address: Portaferrissa, 1-3

County: Catalonia

Phone: 34933162756

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Library details: Catalonian Public Reading System is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Generalitat de Catalunya (view map) . The collection of the library contains 4,000,000 volumes. The library circulates 3,934,964 items per year. The library serves a population of 2,001,234 residents .

Other Info: About The Catalonian Public Reading System The Culture and Media Ministry of the Government of Catalonia (Generalitat de Catalunya) is now live with the Millennium ILS and Encore Discovery. Generalitat de Catalunya oversees the Catalonian Public Reading System, which covers regions of Girona, Tarragona, Lleida, and Terres de l’Ebre, as well as six towns in the Barcelona region. Among the largest library services in Europe, the Government of Catalonia has over 2.3 million registered users. Branded as “Argus,” the new interface provides access to 4 million items and contains 700,000 bibliographic records. The Government of Catalonia has posted a promotional video about the launch of Encore at

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Administration: The director of the library is Carme Renedo i Puig (General Subdirectorate for Libraries) .

Statistics Public
Service Population 2,001,234Residents
Collection size4,000,000volumes
Annual Circulation3,934,964transactions

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

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSierra2019
Previous Automation SystemMillennium2010
Previous Automation SystemVTLS2000
Discovery InterfaceEncore
Digital Collection ManagementDSpace
Item ID TypeBarcode 
Self-Check3M SelfCheck System V-Series 
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers ID61623

Record History: This listing was created on Dec 29, 2010 and was last modified on Nov 9, 2023.

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