Almanac of Higher Education

As Libraries Go Digital, Costs Remain Tangible

American Library Association

Haipeng Li directs the library at the U. of California at Merced, where most of the collection is digital.
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The University of California at Merced’s library has more than 1.4 million items in its collection, but those books and media aren’t what catches the eyes of Haipeng Li, the library’s director, as he makes his daily rounds of the building.

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