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Where once librarians were guardians of the book, UVA English professor David Vander Meulen now sees them as threats to the printed tome.
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Book purge? Alderman renovation foments faculty fear

The University of Virginia’s main research library, built in 1938, has never had a major renovation. And when funding for such a project comes through, some faculty fear 2 million of Alderman’s 3 million books will be shipped to the Ivy Stacks, off-campus storage on Old Ivy Road, never to return. English professor David Vander […]