Librarian’s holiday

Visiting Great Britain last month, I made pilgrimage to two great libraries, the new British Library in London and the old Bodleian Library at Oxford University (where my son is reading for a Masters in Archaeological Science.)  While asking what the library will become in the 21st century, there is something to be learned from looking at libraries that have survived many centuries.  For my observations, please click through.  Meanwhile, look here soon for my tour of the Williams College Library’s new high-density shelving facility, and for my history of Stetson Hall soon after that.

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