An article about the library appears in The Metropilitan, the student newspaper at Metropolitan State University.
From the Article:
These types of libraries [joint-use] are quite rare, and Metro State’s is the only combined public and college academic library in Minnesota. The Dean of Library and Information Services, Chris Schafer, explains the benefits the community and student life can gain from a type of library like ours, “I think it’s important that students attending an urban institution gain insight of the diversity of people in that environment… to take advantage of the unique resources of both library types.” Schafer said.
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