Wednesday, November 28, 2007

One less hassle for librarian travelers

An annoyance which has for ages prevented librarians from visiting New York City, is the absence of a good, clean hotel laid out according to the Dewey Decimal system. That, I'm happy to say, is no longer a problem; the "Library Hotel in New York City is the first hotel ever to offer its guest over 6,000 volumes organized throughout the hotel by the Dewey Decimal System.* Each of the 10 guestrooms floors honors one of the 10 categories of the DDC and each of the 60 rooms is uniquely adorned with a collection of books and art exploring a distinctive topic within the category or floor it belongs to."

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