UA library to put bulk of books into storage

Study space, not print editions, in demand

Posted: March 18, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.
Updated: March 19, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Books fill the shelves in the Mullins Library on the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville campus in this March 17, 2018 photo.

FAYETTEVILLE -- Renovations to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville main campus library will result in up to three-quarters of books and other printed materials moving to a new off-campus storage facility.

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One thing not mentioned in this article is that this rennovation not only pulls books off the shelves, it also completely does away with graduate student and faculty carrells. Those are incredibly important spaces, especially for many grad students who lack offices, and every semester the library has a wait list just to get one. They are in high demand, but the library has simply deemed them unnecessary and collateral damage.

Posted by: jaredpack

March 18, 2018 at 1:31 p.m. ( | suggest removal )