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EIN 5248 - Ergonomics: Home


This guide lists the resources recommended for the course EIN 5248 - Ergonomics. Use the TABs at the top of the page to locate different types of resources or information.

21st Century Library

An exciting element in the initial phase of the 21st Century Library plan is construction of an Automated Retrieval Center, or ARC.

The ARC will contain 1.25 million volumes of the library’s print collection, placed in bins three stories high, for retrieval by robotic cranes. Books can be requested with the click of a button on the computer screen. Each volume will be available for pickup in minutes. Eventual capacity for 1.25 million print volumes 5 robotic arms will retrieve bins that contain approximately 100 books 6,942 bins in the first phase of implementation. Bins will be stacked 36 high in specially made steel racks First phase of ARC completion expected in early 2018 Transferring books into the ARC will free up space for up to 1,600 additional user seats

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Ven Basco
University of Central Florida, John C. Hitt Library, Research and Information Services Department

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