New York Public Library

New York, NY


Address:8 West 40th Street
New York, New York 10018 View map of all libraries in New York New York
United States

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Library details: New York Public Library is a Public library. This library is affiliated with New York Public Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 15985192 volumes. The library circulates 16556899 items per year.
Other Info:The New York Public Library was created in 1895 with the consolidation of the private libraries of John Jacob Astor and James Lenox with Samuel Jones Tilden Trust. The Library provides free open access to its physical and electronic collections and information as well as to its services. It comprises four research centers-the Humanities and Social Science Library; The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts; the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; and the Science, Industry and Business Library-and 87 Branch Libraries in Manhattan, Staten Island, and the Bronx. Research and circulating collections combined total more than 50 million items including materials for the visually impaired. In addition, each year the Library presents thousands of exhibitions and public programs, which include classes in technology, literacy, and English as a second language.
Administration:The director of the library is Anthony Marx, President.
Statistics
Collection size15985192volumes
Annual Circulation16556899transactions
Technology Profile:
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Library Automation System:Millennium2008
Previous Library Automation System:Dynix1994
Previous Library Automation System:TOMUS1984
Previous Library Automation System:Locally developed1973
Discovery product:BiblioCommons2010
Previous Discovery product:Encore
Federated search product:WebFeat PRISM 

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

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Identifiers
lib-web-cats ID4589
WorldCat Registry ID21196
Record History: This listing was added to lib-web-cats on Dec 29, 1999 and was last modified on Apr 11, 2014. This library has been accessed 337 times through lib-web-cats.
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