Gallery: Snøhetta’s New Library at North Carolina State University Aims...

This technology joins the superior state-of-the-art technology of the library’s robotic bookBot automated retrieval system. The incredible device can hold two million volumes in just one-ninth the space of traditional shelving, and is accessible through a software system called Virtual Browse. The innovative system allows users to browse through a virtual stack of books, giving students the tactile pleasure of the library in a fraction of the storage.

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