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IIS-ISMC Library

Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations

Library Hours
Monday 9:30 am 6:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am 6:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am 6:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am 6:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am 6:30 pm

Address: 210 Euston Road
London, England
United Kingdom

Phone: (+44) (0) 20738-03852

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Library details: IIS-ISMC Library is a Special library.
This library is affiliated with Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (view map) . The collection of the library contains 49,588 volumes. The library circulates 11,417 items per year.

Other Info: The joint library of the Institute of Ismaili Studies and the Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (Aga Khan University) holds approximately 42,000 items related to the study of Muslim societies and cultures as well as Islamic Studies. The collection includes books, serials, sound recordings, films, as well as rare books and manuscripts. Subject coverage: - Religion (particularly Islamic Studies, Shi’i Studies, Ismaili Studies) - History of Muslim societies - Social sciences (topics related to Muslim societies) - Art and architecture of Muslim societies - Literature of Muslim societies A particular strength of the library’s collection is the fact that it includes publications in several European, Asian and Middle Eastern languages as well as rare materials.

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Administration: The director of the library is Walid Ghali .

Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the University level.

Collection size49,588volumes
Annual Circulation11,417transactions

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

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony2011
Previous Automation SystemDynix
Previous Automation SystemLiberty3
Discovery Service (w/index)EBSCO Discovery Service2018
Discovery InterfaceEBSCO Discovery Service2018
Item ID TypeRFID 
RFID ProviderBibliotheca 
RFID Tag TypeHF 
(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)
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.
Identifiers ID62115

Record History: This listing was created on Apr 19, 2011 and was last modified on Feb 23, 2018.

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