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NY City Public Library Readies For An Amputation
"No wonder the stacks seem like fair prey; they occupy 38% of the library's gross area. The buzzwords are "outmoded" and "obsolete." The fact is that they require substantial upgrading of climate control systems for proper preservation. But what no one seems to have noticed, or mentioned, is that the stacks are the structural support of the reading room. They literally hold it up." The Wall Street Journal 12/04/12
Posted December 4, 2012 02:49 AM




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