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Chicago's Cool New Library

The new Joe and Rika Mansueto Library at the University of Chicago houses cutting-edge facilities for preservation and digitization of physical books, as well as a high-density underground storage system with the capacity to hold 3.5 million volume equivalents. With its soaring elliptical dome and prime location on campus, the Mansueto Library's Grand Reading Room, which opens May 16, 2011, provides an inviting space for rigorous scholarship in an array of fields.

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From Lynn Becker, June 2010:

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See also: University of Chicago Alumni Give $25 Million In Support Of New Library.

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Posted on May 10, 2011


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