Gizmodo writer Attila Nagy takes us behind the scenes of a 3.7 mile-long conveyor system that shuttles books to reading rooms around the National Széchényi Library in Budapest, Hungary. Here’s a video of a similar system in action.
The University of Chicago’s Mansueto Library houses up to 3.5 million books and periodicals in its underground robotic shelving system delivering books to readers in a minimal reading room.
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