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Getting 25,000 Books Ready to Re-shelve ASAP!

Posted by isulib on August 17, 2010

Remember those 25,000 books that were knocked off the shelves during ‘the incident’ on August 4? For the Terre Haute Tribune Star’s article, see http://tribstar.com/local/x2064740993/Domino-effect-Tipping-shelves-send-25-000-books-onto-floor-at-ISU-s-main-library.

Wonder what’s going on? Well, many many people are hard at work getting all those books back into call number order, on some empty shelves on our Lower Level, so they can return home to the 2nd floor. The call numbers affected are in History. Lots of folks helped work out a system for all of this, and it’s all coming together. Here is some informal footage, to give you an idea of what’s been going on:

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