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That’s the way the stacks tumble

Big changes are inevitable for Australian libraries but technology, consultation and planning could make the end results a winner. By Geoff Hanmer. Harvard spent US$109 million on its library in 2010–11 and with an endowment of more than US$30 billion ...

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Reading with robots

Libraries turn to automated retrieval to save time and space. By Dallas Bastian. Australian libraries are investing in a new system that saves space, reduces cost and simplifies borrowing. The library retrieval system (LRS) uses automated storage and retrieval. Items ...

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