UCF to overhaul library, install 'robo-librarian' - FOX 35 News Orlando

UCF to overhaul library, install 'robo-librarian'

Posted: Updated:

The last time the University of Central Florida overhauled its John C. Hitt Library, Ronald Reagan was president.  That 1984 project was designed to last 20 years.  Now, 28 years later, the school is about to sink more than $32 million dollars into the building to bring it into the 21st century.

Part of the overhaul is a four-story repository where hundreds of thousands of less popular books will be moved.  Once there, an automatic, robot-like system will retrieve them when someone wants to check them out.

The project is scheduled to start soon and will take about two years to complete.

Follow us on Pinterest



FOX 35 Weather Authority

Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices