New York Public Library's plan to take books off shelves worries scholars

New York Public Library's plan to take books off shelves worries scholars
But now, 101 years after the library was first dedicated, up to 3m of those precious books are to be removed from the central library and shipped to two off-site storage facilities, prompting a chorus of complaints from authors and scholars who say that the institution is threatening its own claim to be "one of the world's pre-eminent public resources for the study of human thought".

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