|Address:||500 Howard Place, NW|
Washington, District of Columbia 20059
Map of Library Location (38.922674,-77.019329)
Library Web Site
Howard University Libraries is an Academic library. This library is affiliated with Howard University.
The collection of the library contains 2421048 volumes. The library circulates 228401 items per year. |
|Other Info:||From the library''s web page: When Howard University opened in 1867, its library consisted of a small reading room and a few thousand books in the frame building in which classes were held. Today, the University Library System is among the nation''s larger academic and research libraries. It consists of a central library group (comprised of the Founders Library/ Undergraduate Library and four branch libraries in professional schools--Architecture, Business, Divinity, and Social Work), the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, the Health Sciences Library, the A.M. Daniel Law Library, the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center Library, and the Afro-American Studies Resource Center. Together, these facilities contain more than 2.2 million volumes; 14,000 current journal subscriptions; 3.7 million microform pieces; 6,600 manuscripts; and thousands of audio-visual items. The Library''s traditional materials and services are greatly enhanced by a growing base of electronic resources and the expanded use of information technology.|
|Administration:||The director of the library is Arthuree R. Wright.|
|Affiliations:||The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries.|
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Library Automation System:||Voyager||2012|
|Previous Library Automation System:||Millennium|
|Previous Library Automation System:||Innopac|
|Previous Library Automation System:||NOTIS||1990|
|Discovery product:||WorldCat Local|
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Washington Research Library Consortium
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