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Nelsonville Public Library

Athens County Public Libraries


Address: 95 West Washington
Nelsonville, Ohio 45764-1177
United States

County: Athens View map of all libraries in Athens County.

Phone: 740-753-2118

Connect to:    Online Catalog

Library details: Nelsonville Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Nelsonville Public Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 254987 volumes. The library circulates 597121 items per year. The library serves a population of 62062 residents .

Other Info: The Athens County Public Libraries are a network of seven library buildings with administrative offices and central processing facilities located in the Nelsonville Public Library. The system began in 1935 as an extension service of the Nelsonville school district.

Throughout Athens County, the library maintains a collection of about 180,000 books, adding 25,000 new books every year while weeding out old books that contain outdated information. The Library also maintains subscriptions to about 130 different magazines and newspapers.

Notably, Athens County Public Libraries were the first public libraries in the US to switch to an open-source integrated library system: Koha (http://koha-community.org).

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Administration: The director of the library is Lauren MIller, Athens County Public Libraries Director.

Statistics
Service Population62,062residents
Collection size254,987volumes
Annual Circulation597,121transactions

NCES Statistics:
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wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. 802.11g no authentication required

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Library Automation SystemKoha -- ByWater Solutions2010
Previous Library Automation SystemKoha -- LibLime2005
Previous Library Automation SystemKoha -- Independent2002
Previous Library Automation SystemSpydus
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
libraries.org ID5659
OCLC SymbolONe
NCES FSCSKEYOH0156
NCES LIBIDOH0156-002

Record History: This listing was created on Sep 1, 2002 and was last modified on Jul 24, 2014.

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