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Renovated Library Takes Center Stage At UMass Dartmouth

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The Claire T. Carney Library at UMass Dartmouth has taken on a new look, thanks to a $45 million expansion and renovation project.  Officials held a “soft opening” on Tuesday for students.  Architect Ben Youtz of Design Lab Architects in Boston says the library space needed a facelift……

 

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Designing the new library began four years ago.  The new library features wide open seating areas, more technology, quiet rooms for studying, plus a coffee and snack bar, and two fire places.  Assistant Dean of Lbrary Services Catherine Fortier-Barnes…

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In fact, the place is so welcoming, University officials are calling it…”the new campus living room.’ The official opening is set for April 2.

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