Last week construction started on the temporary home for Dana Biomedical Library at 37 Dewey Field Road. The 3rd floor of 37 Dewey was gutted and walls are now going up for offices, classrooms, study space and services.
The staff is scheduled to move to the new space in mid April and a few weeks later the collections will be moved out of Dana to an offsite facility. A small collection of reserves and reference books will be held in 37 Dewey, and a courier system is being established to fetch materials from the library storage facility.
This new space, which will be called Dana Biomedical Library at 37 Dewey Field Road, will be our home until the North Campus Academic Center is constructed on the current Gilman-Dana site. It is currently being planned for a 2016 opening.
We will be posting progress reports and updates as things progress.