2016 Library Recap

It was another busy year in the Phillips Library.  The reading room saw a significant uptick in patron visits, we participated in a variety of exhibits and programs at the museum, and made some exciting changes to our online catalog.  We’ve also rolled out a new social media platform (Instagram here we come!) and had some guest contributors revealing fascinating wedges of our collections here on the blog.  Indulge us as we take a look back… Read more

Making Progress

Making Progress - Backstage ProjectPeople have been asking us at the Phillips Library what has been happening in the library this past year.  I will tell you that there has been a lot of activity behind the scenes.

As most of you know we had been preparing the collections for a move to a temporary facility to allow our building to be renovated.   Inventory of all collections has been completed.  Library collections that have not been cataloged are cataloged.  All our collections that are card cataloged in the reading room are being converted to MARC format and currently being added into our online catalog, PHILCAT.  And last month we moved the entire collection into our temporary facility.

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