April 22, 2009
Little-used or unused materials will be moved to the off-campus storage facility beginning May 11. Items will be available within 24 hours upon request.
In an effort to create more room for the growing student population and to relieve stacks space that is already at capacity, the Texas Tech University Library has found a remote storage building to house duplicated and superseded materials.
Don Dyal, dean of Texas Tech Libraries, said that after a lengthy search the Libraries found a suitable space for remote storage.
“Running out of room is actually a good problem to have,” Dyal said, “because it means that resources have grown to the extent that we have outgrown the building sooner than anyone planned.”
Beginning May 11, after finals, the library will relocate little-used or unused stacks materials to this remote storage area.
The following are the three types of materials scheduled for relocation:
Since the remote storage location is only 15 minutes away from campus, the library has established a procedure to retrieve materials from remote storage within 24 hours should anyone request them.
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