University of Chicago’s Robotic Library Makes Your Librarian Obsolete

Gizmodo – “Tomorrow, The University of Chicago will be changing how their students will be doing their research papers. The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library will use a massive automated retrieval system, turning the whole library experience on it’s head.”

One Response to “University of Chicago’s Robotic Library Makes Your Librarian Obsolete”

  1. richard
    May 16, 2011 at 8:39 am #

    looks like finding the particular book in each bin is a bit of a pain in the A**. Looked like 40+ volumes in each bin, all stored spine-down (probably for conservation reasons) and packed tight.

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