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Sunday, February 05, 2006

Remote shelving facilities

Many research libraries operate remote shelving facilities. These are fascinating places; Rick just visited one at University of Pittsburgh that holds 2.7 million books in trays on racks that tower 30 feet above the reinforced floor. Indiana University at Bloomington maintains a page linking to many of these.

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