Health Sciences: “$55M University of Michigan Library Renovation to Reflect Changing Medical Profession”
University of Michigan’s Board of Regents Thursday unanimously approved the design for a $55 million renovation of the Taubman Health Sciences Library.
Plans include moving much of the library’s print collection to other areas and making way for classrooms, computer labs and spaces that support group collaboration and facilitate simulation and other technology-rich assessments.
The conversion of library space, which primarily is used by medical and pharmaceutical researchers and students, reflects the changing reality of medicine and other health professions, U-M officials say.
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More About the Approved Plans via the Taubman Library Blog: “Regents approve schematic design for Taubman Health Sciences Library renovation”
See Also: Taubman Health Sciences Library Rennovation Info, Updates, and Resources
See Also: University of Michigan to invest $62M in upcoming library renovations (April 19, 2012; via AnnArbor.com)
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