Oak Grove Library Center Tour

Last week, I had the chance to visit Northwestern University Library's offsite storage in Waukegan. It's a pretty incredible operation. They have room to store nearly 2 million titles with their current shelving units and already have well over a million titles barcoded, boxed, and shelved. The organizer in me was very pleased by all this order. 

 Those dots at the end of the walkway are people, just to get a sense of the scale. 

Those dots at the end of the walkway are people, just to get a sense of the scale. 

 Lift to get all those books put away. 

Lift to get all those books put away. 

 Grid heaven. 

Grid heaven. 

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