Transforming the Bodleian

Transforming the Bodleian

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The transformation of the Bodleian Libraries provides an example of how major libraries can meet twenty-first century challenges: in 2008 it was facing a failed system installation, a failed plan to cope with its storage needs and the threat of losing status as a repository suitable to house important manuscripts. Three years later it had a new state-of-the-art repository already holding 7 million items under full automated control, a new advanced library system, transformed reader spaces and the reconstruction of its major building well under way; This was achieved in record-breaking time without significant interruptions in service.
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Product details

  • Electronic book text | 247 pages
  • de Gruyter Saur
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 3110289393
  • 9783110289398

About Michael Heaney

Michael Heaney, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford; Catriona Jeanne Cannon, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford
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