The Dematic automated Library System (ALS) utilizes and automated storage & Retreival machine and a special integrated software control system to provide fully automated high density collection management. To preserver library collections, the ALS can operate in a controlled environment that has the proper humidity, temperature and is free of dust and other contaminates.
The library has over 7 million volumes spanning 6 libraries. 80% of these volumes are stored in 2 adjacent libraries; Regenstein & Crerar. In 2002 it was realized that by 2007 the libraries would be functionally full. As a dedicated research team was formed to begin studying expansion solutions it was understood that a key goal would be to figure out a way to keep all collections on campus and readily accessible...
Join us for the 33rd Annual Material Handling and Logistics Conference, September 9-12, in Park City, Utah.
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