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Stanford University Moves Towards A Bookless Library

05/19/2010 05:49 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

One chapter is closing -- and another is opening -- as Stanford University moves toward the creation of its first "bookless library."

Box by box, decades of past scholarship are being packed up and emptied from two old libraries, Physics and Engineering, to make way for the future: a smaller but more efficient and largely electronic library that can accommodate the vast, expanding and interrelated literature of Physics, Computer Science and Engineering.

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