Fort Meade Update
Module 1 of the Library's High Density Storage Facility at Fort
Meade, Maryland, opened on November 18, 2002. Module 2 opened in November
2005. Total number (approximate)
of volumes transferred: 3.05 million. Collections materials are being transferred
from Capitol Hill to that facility at an average of 2,000 volumes
per working day.
following blocks of materials have been relocated
into module 1: PZ3 - end of PZ and MLC.
Select items from CALM, the Law Library, Asian Division, African & Middle East
Division, Music Division, Rare Book and Special Collections Division and Humanities and Social Sciences Division have been relocated.
Select serials which are available in electronic
form have also been relocated. In addition, additional
copies of items from various subclasses within
the General Collections are being sent to Fort
Questions or comments about this program may be directed to Ask