The Michigan Daily-Friday, August 8, 1980-Page 5
Taubman Medical Library opens
to serve med students, oth
By SUSAN McCREIGHT corporates study areas in perimeter years. But, said Head Librarian Evelyn
The University's Alfred Taubman seating around the stacks, with a total Wulf, "No one knows what will happen
Medical Library opened on July 21 to seating capacity of 966 people - four to.. . microfiche and microfilm - and,
offer instructional facilities and times that of the Kresge Library it if those things begin to supplant printed
medical literature to the Medical replaced. journals, we may well have room for 50
School, School of Nursing, Pharmacy IF THE LIBRARY'S collection con- years.".
School, and University Hospital. tinues to grow at the present rate, the The new building houses both the
The $8 million, six-level structure in- library will have shelving space for 6-8 Furstenberg Student Center and the
Learning Resources Center.
The Furstenberg Center provides
study areas for students; the Learning
Center provides audio-visual equip-
ment such as video cassettes, slides,
and microfilm and microfiche.
ON THE LIBRARY'S third floor,
along with the Learning Center, are two
classrooms, a laboratory demon-
stration room, and instructional com-
puter terminals. Two types of computer
terminals - video terminals and prin-
ters - are distributed among four
Both the Furstenberg and Learning
Centers are administrated by the
Medical School, while the rest of the
library is administrated by the Univer-
sity Library System.
Though the budget for the building
and moving procedures did not include
new books, it has doubled in the last two
years and remains adequate to cover
all the important English language
publications in the fields of medicine,
nursing, and the related sciences.
BY FALL, the building will ac-
comodate the library's 3,000-volume
rare book collection with controlled
climate, security, and fire detection
Some statistics make clear the new
library's staggering dimensions:
" 103,000 gross square feet;
" 92,850 usable (net) sq. ft.;
" 12 and one-half miles of shelving;
" 235,000 scientific volumes.
THE ALFRED TAUBMAN Medical Library, on Catherine Street on the Medical Campus, opened last month to serve
the Medical School and other University divisions. The library contains 12 and one-half miles of shelving.
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