04 Mar '12, 6am

Is a Library Without Books Still a Library? | Care2 Causes

Is a Library Without Books Still a Library? | Care2 Causes

California’s San Francisco State University is opening a newly-renovated library that will house only a quarter of the million or so books of its collection. Only books in “high-demand,” recently published titles and books recommended by the university’s departments will actually be on shelves in the library ; the rest will be housed in five three-story high units. They can be retrieved in five to ten minutes via a robotic arm that is activated by an electronic prompt. Deborah Masters, the university librarian, described the old library as a “rabbits’ warren” in the New York Times ; the new structure has been updated to include open space as well as multimedia stations, group study areas and a café. Such renovations indeed recognize that libraries, or at least those on college and university campuses , are seen and used as places for students and others to gather and socia...

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