More shelf space

The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford, who are entitled to a copy of every book published in the UK, has been running out of places to store works for decades. Now, though, they have a new warehouse facility to store 8.4 million books and maps…Bodleian Library opens giant new space to store 8.4m books on shelves 153 miles …

Elf and Shifty strike again

I cannot recall ever reading about the Great Bodleian Step-Ladder Disaster, and if it’s stored on the top shelf of the library, I probably won’t get the chance now.