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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

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IU's Auxiliary Library Facility to celebrate expansion Nov. 3

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Nov. 2, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Media are invited to attend a reception from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3, for the grand opening of the extension to Indiana University's Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility at 851 N. Range Road in Bloomington.

The Auxiliary Library Facility is a high-density shelving facility for IU Bloomington Libraries books, manuscripts and rare film collections. It provides low-cost housing with conservation-level environmental controls for library materials.

With the new extension, the facility now has the capacity to store between 5 and 6 million items within 583,000 cubic feet of space.

For more information, contact Vaughn Nuest at 812-856-0832 and

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