Catalonian Public Reading System

Generalitat de Catalunya -- Ministry of Culture


Address:Portaferrissa, 1-3
Barcelona, 08002 View map of all libraries in Barcelona
Spain
County Catalonia
Phone:34933162756
Location:
Connect to: Library Web Site   Online Catalog
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 4000000 volumes. The library circulates 3934964 items per year. The library serves a population of 2001234 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 www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZuvRRy_pzY.
Administration:The director of the library is Carme Renedo i Puig (General Subdirectorate for Libraries).
Statistics
Service Population2001234residents
Collection size4000000volumes
Annual Circulation3934964transactions
wi-fi available Wireless The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
Technology Profile:
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Library Automation System:Millennium2010
Previous Library Automation System:VTLS2000
Discovery product:Encore
Digital Asset Management:DSpace 
Item ID Type:Barcode 
Self-Check:3M SelfCheck System V-Series 

This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.

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Identifiers
lib-web-cats ID61623
Record History: This listing was added to lib-web-cats on Dec 29, 2010 and was last modified on Nov 25, 2013. This library has been accessed 2 times through lib-web-cats.
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