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Aga Khan Library

Aga Khan Library

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: Aga Khan Centre
Mail: 10 Handyside Street
London, England
United Kingdom

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

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Library details: Aga Khan Library is an Academic 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 Aga Khan Library supports the Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations - Aga Khan University and the Institute of Ismaili Studies in their teaching and research activities. The library is committed to fostering knowledge of Islam, past and present, and to facilitating access to resources on the history, faith and cultures that comprise the Muslims in general and the Ismaili Shi’a community, in particular, to external researchers and students. The Aga Khan Library occupies state-of-the-art facilities that offer a conducive research space supported by an extensive collection of modern works on subjects of interests to the Institutes, in a remarkable variety of Eastern and European languages. The Library is also the proud custodian of several collections of unique resources, precious manuscripts, and rare books, many of them donated by acclaimed scholars in the field of Islamic Studies.

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Administration: The director of the library is Walid Ghali .

Organizational structure: The library is part of a privately-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.

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 SystemKoha -- Kataly2022
Previous Automation SystemSymphony2011
Previous Automation SystemDynix
Previous Automation SystemLiberty3
Discovery Service (w/index)EBSCO Discovery Service2018
Discovery InterfaceEBSCO Discovery Service2018
Previous Discovery InterfaceOCLC Discovery2014
Archives ManagementAxiell - Adlib 
Item ID TypeRFID 
RFID ProviderBibliotheca 
RFID Tag TypeHF 
RFID Tag VendorBibliotheca 
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 Dec 16, 2022.

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