Library Collections Depository, built in 2005

Location: near intersection of S. Davis and W. Mitchell, Arlington Texas

Map (this building isn't on this map yet, but it is in this area)

Need more information? Contact Maggie Dwyer at dwyer@uta.edu or 817-272-5366.

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April-May 2005 site preparation

 

April-May 2005  site preparation

 

June 2005  foundation poured

 

August 2005  framework

 

August 2005 framework

 

October 13, 2005.

 

October 13, 2005


 

January 2006. Installation of shelving begins.

January 2006. Installation of shelving. Photo link goes to full-size file. Click here for mid-size image.

This shelving is set to store books by size; shelf installers use a color-coded system to set up the shelves. Each color represents a particular shelf height.

Robert Garcia, a contractor with BETFU Installation Services is installing shelves according to the size of books each will accommodate. His chart is color coded for clarity. Click here for a mid-sized photo.

 

January 2006. Installation of shelving. Click here for mid-size image.

 

Late January 2006, exterior of Davis Street side of LCD. Click here for mid-size photo.

 

Late January 2006, exterior of Davis Street side of LCD. Click here for mid-sized photo.

Late January 2006, back entrance to LCD. Click here for mid-sized photo.

February 13, 2006. Antoinette Nelson and Jason Neal provide easy reference to gauge height of the shelves.

Photo in SEL, taken by CD Walter.

Photo in SEL, taken by CD Walter.

February 2006. Loretta Barker helped with the dusting. PNG file.

The books begin to arrive (from SEL). The work done by National Library Relocations, a company out of New York City.

 

Bottom shelves were filled first when movers were short-handed.

 

Mover taking Special Collections boxes to freight elevator.

Archivist Gary Spurr supervising handover of boxes leaving Special Collections.

Mover Roberto ?  of National Library Relocations and Gary Spurr.


March 2006

Sunday Phillips scans books to document their location within the LCD for easy retrieval.

Sunday Phillips of Information Organization and Preparation (IOP) scans books to document their location within the LCD for easy retrieval.

Populating the shelves with books from the Science and Engineering Library (SEL).

Software keeps track of each book and the range and shelf it is stored in.

Peter Zhang of IOP scans books to document their locations in the LCD.

Boxes of collections from Special Collections.