ANA Library updates on-line catalog

December 20, 2001 By ekr

ANA Library updates on-line catalog

For the first time in two years, the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) online cataloghas been updated with newly entered books.

“Since the renovation and expansion of the Library this past year, many advances havebeen made in upgrading the system for collectors,” says Librarian Nancy Green. “This is nowanother way for collectors to better access information about their specific collectingareas.

“This is a technological world, and the ANA Library staff realized we needed to keep up withthe changing needs of collectors,” Green adds. “Online cataloging is meant to makeresearch easier and faster.”

The ANA Library has the world’s largest circulating numismatic library, with more than 40,000 references, auction catalogs and videotape programs.

The Library Classification System provides catalog numbers that members can use to access a specific subject area. Once an ANA member finds a desired reference, he or she can call (719/632-2646) or E-mail the library ( to check out the desired title. The book or catalog is then mailed to the member for only the cost of postage and insurance.

To access the online catalog, log onto ANA’s web site at and click on the library link, or go directly to Online visitors will need to use the search/find function on their computers to locate specific titles or authors.

The Library recently added 26 new video titles to its collection. They include “Golden Coin Rarities from the Sea,” “Selling on the Internet” and “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire-Coin- Wise?” For more information about these and other videos or other services of the ANA Library, contact the ANA at 818 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903-3279; telephone 719/632-2646; fax 719/634-4085; E-mail; or visit the ANA on the Internet at

Originally Release Date: December 20, 2001
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9872
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