[Ads-l] News Article: Cold Book Storage at Harvard

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sun Feb 8 20:45:51 UTC 2015


Title: A Glimpse Inside the Hidden Vault Where Harvard Keeps Millions of Books
Author: Sarah Zhang
Website: Gizmodo
Date: February 6, 2015

Short link: http://bit.ly/1DROnNV

http://gizmodo.com/a-glimpse-inside-the-hidden-vault-where-harvard-keeps-m-1684024865

[Begin excerpt]
The Harvard Depository, some 30 miles from the Cambridge campus,
better resembles an Amazon warehouse than a library. The 200,000
square foot facility houses the vast majority of Harvard Library's
collection--some 9 million books, films, LPs, magnetic tapes, and
pamphlets sorted not by the Dewey decimal system but by size.

A fascinating new interactive documentary, Cold Storage, glimpses
inside this little-known world.
[End excerpt]

Garson

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