Notable public and university library systems.

Entity["LibrarySystem",name] or

represents an entity of type "LibrarySystem".

[prop]

gives the value of a specified property.

[{propi,}]

gives the value of a list of properties.

[prop,{qualivali,}]

gives the value of a specified property modified by qualifier rules quali->vali.

[Dated[prop,date]]

gives the value of a property associated with a particular date specification.

EntityClass["LibrarySystem",{propispeci,}]

represents a class of entities with values of propi defined by speci.

Sample Entities

Properties

  • AudioVisualaudiovisual materials
    BibliographicResourcesExpendituresbibliographic resources expenditures
    BookExpendituresbook expenditures
    Booksbooks
    Citycity
    CollectionExpenditurescollection expenditures
    ComputerHardwareAndSoftwareExpenditureshardware and software expenditures
    CongressionalResearchServiceExpenditurescongressional research service expenditures
    Coordinatescoordinates
    CopyrightOfficeExpenditurescopyright office expenditures
    CurrentSubscriptionscurrent periodical subscriptions
    DeliveryAndInterlibraryLoandExpendituresdelivery and interlibrary loans expenditures
    EBookExpendituresebook expenditures
    EBookselectronic books
    ElectronicMaterialsExpenditureselectronic materials expenditures
    EmployeeBenefitemployee benefits
    ESubscriptionExpenditureselectronic subscription expenditures
    FullTimeEquivalentLibrarianslibrarians
    FullTimeEquivalentOtherStaffother staff
    FullTimeEquivalentTotalStafftotal staff
    InterLibraryAnnualLoansGiveninterlibrary loans given
    InterLibraryAnnualLoansReceivedinterlibrary loans received
    Latitudelatitude
    LawLibraryExpenditureslaw library expenditures
    LibrarianSalarylibrarian salary
    Longitudelongitude
    MachineReadableMaterialsmachine readable material
    Manuscriptsmanuscripts
    Mapsmaps
    MaterialCirculationTransactionsloans
    Microformsmicroforms
    Musicmusic
    Namename
    NationalLibraryExpendituresnational library expenditures
    OtherInformationResourcesExpendituresother information resources expenditures
    OtherMaterialsExpendituresother materials expenditures
    OtherMiscellaneousExpendituresother expenditures
    OtherPrintMaterialsother print materials
    OtherStaffSalaryother professional staff
    Positionposition
    PreservationExpenditurespreservation expenditures
    PrintMaterialsExpendituresprint materials expenditures
    RevolvingAndReimbursableFundsExpendituresrevolving and reimbursable funds expenditures
    ServiceForTheBlindAndHandicappedxpendituresservice for the blind and handicapped expenditures
    StudentAssistantSalarystudent assistant salaries
    SubscriptionExpendituresprint subscription expenditures
    TotalExpendituresoperating expenditures
    TotalExpendituresSalariestotal expenditures
    TotalMiscellaneousExpendituresmiscellaneous expenditures
    TotalSalariesWagestotal salaries and wages
    TotalSalaryemployee salary
    Universityuniversity
    WebPagewebsite

Details

  • "LibrarySystem" entities include library systems that are sponsored by public institutions, such as state or municipal governments, as well as systems that are sponsored by academic institutions, such as universities.
  • "LibrarySystem" entities are primarily institutions based in the United States.
  • Some properties are available for the "LibrarySystem" entity type as a whole and can be given using the form EntityValue["LibrarySystem",property]. Such properties include:
  • "Properties"the list of available properties
    "PropertyCanonicalNames"the standard names of available properties
    "SampleEntities"a sample list of available entities (typically of length 10)
    "SampleEntityClasses"a sample list of available entity classes (typically of length 10)
    "EntityCount"number of entities available
    "Entities"the list of available entities
    "EntityCanonicalNames"the standard names of available entities
    "EntityClasses"the list of available entity classes
    "EntityClassCanonicalNames"the standard names of available entity classes
    "PropertyClasses"the list of available property classes
    "PropertyClassCanonicalNames"the standard names of available property classes
    "PropertyCount"number of properties available
  • The following annotations can be used in the third argument of EntityValue["LibrarySystem",property,annotation]:
  • "Source"source information for the property
    "Date"the date associated with the entity-property value (if any)
    "EntityAssociation"an association of entities and entity-property values
    "PropertyAssociation"an association of properties and entity-property values
    "EntityPropertyAssociation"an association in which the specified entities are keys, and values are a nested association of properties and entity-property values
    "PropertyEntityAssociation"an association in which the specified properties are keys, and values are a nested association of entities and entity-property values
    "Dataset"a dataset in which the specified entities are keys, and values are an association of property names and entity-property values
  • The following annotations can be used in the second argument of EntityValue[property,annotation]:
  • "Qualifiers"the list of possible qualifiers for the property
    "QualifierValues"the list of possible values that can be given to each qualifier
    "DefaultQualifierValues"the list of default values for the property's qualifiers
    "Description"a brief textual description of the property
    "Definition"a detailed textual definition of the property
    "PhysicalQuantity"the physical quantity associated with the entity-property value
    "Unit"the unit associated with the entity-property value
  • A qualifier value of Automatic indicates that an applicable format of values can be used; e.g. for the "Date" qualifier, this includes a proper date or date span.

Examples

Basic Examples  (4)

Use for entity discovery:

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Find a property value for an entity:

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Retrieve a dataset of all available properties for an entity:

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Find the library systems in New York City with the most books:

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